Jesus Rivera

Jesus Rivera is an Ipsos Public Affairs expert working at Ipsos in Spain since 1987.


The Mood of the Spanish

How do Spanish perceive the Indignados initiative? Interview with Jesus Rivera, Head of Ipsos Public Affairs in Spain.

"The 15M movement (M15 stands for 15 of May) was born after the demonstrations organised by the Democracy for Real network on the Sunday preceding the local elections of May 22. Who are the Indignados? Young people who occupied the Puerta del Sol, the main square in central Madrid. The Indignados then swarmed in over 50 cities across the territory. Their major claim is that occidental political leaders have failed to change the rules of finances and markets. "We are n