What is municipalism and why is it gaining presence in Spain?

Article from UnitedExplanations, 16/01/2016

January 2016

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Summary :

Municipalism refers to ​​political organization based on assemblies of neighbourhoods, practicing direct democracy, which would be organized in a system of free communes or municipalities, as an alternative to the centralized state. In Spain, ‘municipalismo’ emerged in the 19th Century, within the republican and anarchist tradition.

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