A Question Of True Democracy

By David Companyon, transform-network.net -

By David Companyon for Transform! Europe - A mixture of economic, social, and territorial crisis is a cocktail without which it is impossible to understand the Catalan politics that follow the [...]

Whither Catalonia?

By Dan La Botz, socialistproject.ca -

By Dan La Botz for The Bullet - The impact of the independence process on Spain as a whole is complex because, in the short term, the Spanish right uses it to cohere its social base and in the [...]

‘Freedom For The Political Prisoners’: March In Barcelona

By Staff, commondreams.org -

By Staff of Common Dreams - "Wearing yellow ribbons on their lapels to signify support, they filled the length of the Avenue Marina that runs from the beach to Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia [...]

Exiled Officials Create “Legitimate Government” Of Catalonia

By Staff, catalannews.com -

By Staff of Catalan News - Carles Puigdemont and his four ministers in Brussels have established a "stable administrative structure" in exile. They claim to be the ‘legitimate government of [...]

Catalonia Sees Second General Strike In A Month

By Staff, catalannews.com -

By Staff of Catalan News - Unions, civic organizations and political parties sign up to stoppage demanding release of imprisoned Catalan officials Catalonia sees its second general strike in just [...]

Where Catalonia’s Secession Movement Goes Now

By Oscar Berglund, theconversation.com -

By Oscar Berglund for The Conversation - As tension increases in Catalonia, there have been calls for widespread civil disobedience against the Spanish government. Even the recent referendum [...]

Catalonians Celebrate Independence Vote, Spain Dissolves Cabinet

By Staff, www.catalannews.com -

By Staff of Catalan News - Thousands of independence supporters took to the streets all across Catalonia after Parliament voted to leave Spain on Friday. As the political crisis between [...]

Ripples From Catalan Referendum Could Extend Beyond Spain

By Simon Tisdall, www.theguardian.com -

By Simon Tisdall for The Guardian - The Spanish government’s attempted suppression of Catalonia’s independence referendum by brute force has raised urgent questions for fellow EU members about [...]

Protest In Streets As Spanish PM Moves To Dismiss Catalan Leaders

By Patrick Grafton-Green, www.standard.co.uk -

By Patrick Grafton-Green for Evening Standrad - Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Barcelona as the Spanish Prime Minister moved to sack Catalan leaders following weeks of heightened [...]

Catalans Are Protesting Against Banks That Have Moved Their HQ

By James Bissell, www.thenational.scot -

By James Bissell for The Nation - Bank customers in Catalonia are withdrawing symbolic amounts of money from financial institutions that have moved their official headquarters to other locations [...]

Pro-Independence Grass-Root Leaders Sent To Prison On Sedition Charges

By ACN, www.catalannews.com -

By ACN for Catalan News - The leaders of two of the main pro-independence civil society organizations have been sent to prison without bail on sedition charges. A Spanish judge decided to [...]

Podemos’ Alternative For Catalonia

By Eoghan Gilmartin, www.jacobinmag.com -

By Eoghan Gilmartin for Jacobin Magazine - The stakes were increased when Regional Premier Carles Puigdemont told the BBC that Catalonia would unilaterally declare independence within “in a [...]

Thousands Rally In Barcelona Against Catalonia Secession

By Joseph Wilson, www.AP.org -

By Joseph Wilson for AP - BARCELONA, Spain — Thousands of people were rallying Sunday in downtown Barcelona to protest the Catalan government’s push for secession from the rest of Spain. Many in [...]

Catalan Referendum: Attacks On Journalists, Biased Coverage

By Staff, www.rsf.org -

By Staff of RSF - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled that media personnel were among the victims of police charges against civilians during the illegal independence referendum organized [...]

Catalans Strike Over Violent Crackdown On Independence Referendum

By Staff, www.france24.com -

By Staff of News 24 - Schools and some businesses also shut in a dramatic protest bound to further ratchet up fever-pitch tensions with Spain's central government, as Madrid comes under growing [...]

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