The left-wing Podemos party neglected the 'indignados' and faces stagnant elections.
Previously popular Podemos now has stiff competition in winning the voters' favour.
Both Greece and Spain have a left that doesn't look back, but that is engaged in the moment and looking to the future - something we sorely need.
Spain's ruling People's Party leads opinion poll as a survey reveals that 44% of the majority would vote against the newcomer socialists, Podemos.
An upstart political party made surprising gains in Spain's European elections, but it has to turn its sudden success into long-term support.