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Founding member of Spain's left-wing Podemos party resigns

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By Euronews  with Reuters
Founding member of Spain's left-wing Podemos party resigns

<p>A founding member of Spain’s recently founded left-wing Podemos party resigned on Thursday. </p> <p>Juan Carlos Monedero expressed disappointment at the party’s direction, fearing it could become more mainstream.</p> <p>“My party is the most decent there is…but sometimes we appear to be like those that we want to replace,” Monedero said in a radio interview. </p> <p>Earlier this year he confirmed that he had been involved in advisory work for some left-wing governments in Latin America, a move criticised by Conservative politicians in Spain.</p>