A look at the geopolitics of the European Green Deal

The European Green Deal can actually act as a driver for the economic recovery after the COVID-19 crisis not only for Europe.

COVID-19 in Spain: tentatively moving toward a ‘new normality’

What will the ‘new normality’ look like in Spain, a country facing what Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez terms an ‘extraordinary’ recession?  

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Russian bots: plenty of interference, but little influence?

Ultimately, Russian, Chinese and other bots may lead to a good deal of meddling and interference, but little in the way of real political influence.

Digital truce at times of post-crisis

In the case of the current coronavirus crisis, cyberspace and complex digital-based world are testing terrains, playgrounds, and trial and error processes.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega General assured weakness: a world with less power

Although it is also a relative phenomenon, in absolute terms there is less power –and more poverty– in the world today; general weakness is assured.

Coronavirus in Spain: time to revamp the Moncloa Pacts

The Moncloa Pacts proved to be the right approach. More than 90% of Spaniards are in favour of a new national accord, according to polling firm Metroscopia.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Infodemic and mediademic

Amid the coronavirus crisis there is also an overload of information, something that the Director General of the WHOdescribed as an 'infodemic'.

Spain in times of the coronavirus

Every evening on the dot of 8pm my neighbours in Madrid applaud those in the healthcare system working to combat Spain’s spiralling coronavirus.

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