19 Feb 2015
Spanish political party, Podemos, only became an official party last March, but a recent poll by El País found that 28% of the population supports it - enough to possibly win Spain’s next general election. Last May, Podemos surprised many by receiving 1.2 million votes and five seats in the European Parliament. The party grew out of the anti-austerity "indignados" movement that began occupying squares in Spain four years ago. Meet Podemos Secretary General, Pablo Iglesias, a 36-year-old political science professor who was elected to the European Parliament last year. If Podemos wins Spain’s national elections later this year, he could become the country's next prime minister.
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