¿Qué? podcast, episode five: The Spanish right gets out to protest

In the latest installment of our new audio series, journalists from the English Edition probe the causes behind a demonstration aimed at throwing Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez out of office

A protestor in Madrid’s Colón square on Sunday.
A protestor in Madrid’s Colón square on Sunday.Andrea Comas (AFP)

This week on our podcast we look at the reasons behind a mass protest in Madrid on Sunday, which was organized by three of Spain’s right-wing parties, the Popular Party (PP), Ciudadanos (Citizens) and Vox. The aim was to demonstrate against the Socialist Party (PSOE) Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, but the side effect was to provide a few clues about how a possible general election this year could go...

We also discussed a somewhat controversial article from the Spanish edition of EL PAÍS, which asked, do Spaniards have an inferiority complex?

¿Qué? is a podcast that tries to explain to an English-speaking audience the curious, the under-reported and sometimes simply bizarre news stories that are often in the headlines in Spain. You can subscribe through this RSS Feed or via your favorite podcast app, such as Google Podcasts or Apple Podcasts.

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