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How Spain’s politics succumbed to radicalism

22 July 2023

5:00 PM

22 July 2023

5:00 PM

If Spain’s left-wing government loses tomorrow’s general election, thousands of people including many senior civil servants stand to lose their jobs. Their positions are discretionary; if the political masters change, so do the personnel.

When the left took office in 2018, for example, an estimated 6,000 public servants were fired, including several hundred advisers.

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