The terrorist attacks by socialists, communists and anarchists against the Falangists followed a methodical approach throughout Spain aimed at exterminating the blue shirts. The Spanish left, following Gramsci's models of cultural mutation,
We all now about the independent Catalan republic (that of 2017) lasting less than a minute. But did you know that another attempt in 1931 was also thwarted after just 10 hours?
90 years on from the mass burning of churches in the Second Republic: the madness that Azaña refused to stopManuel P. Villatoro2022-06-12T21:03:47+00:00
On 11 May 1931, a torrent of anti-clerical violence broke out in the capital, leading to the burning of convents. The government, on the ropes, was forced to bring the army into the streets
The centre was the only political sector for which democracy and the Republic were ends in themselves, as a constitutional legal system and not as a system of radical reformist, social or cultural objectives.
The victory of the left wing parties prior to the Spanish Civil War was not so; this is the story of an electoral fraud that eventually sent Spain into three years of war.
The stories involving fraud and left wing parties in Spain are many. In this case, the indecisiveness of the right wing parties helped the left to turn the elections of 1931.