Pablo Iglesias

Pablo Iglesias Turrion was a university lecturer in Madrid and a TV presenter of the leading political news show until 2014. In that year he formed Podemos and stood, and won a seat, in the European Parliament elections. The party gained 100,000 members in its first 8 weeks. As he was sworn in to become a MEP he said: ‘I swear to abide by the constitution until the citizens of my country change it in order to recover sovereignty and social rights.’

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