Catalonia

Spanish Unity: A sacred and indissoluble marriage “by the grace of God”?

In recent days we have heard President Obama calling for Spanish Unity, as if he were acting as a matchmaker or a marriage broker, just as in the past we heard the same from General Franco. And it’s true that…

Catalonia to hold September elections framed as new independence vote

The leader of Spain’s wealthy Catalonia region has signed a decree calling early parliamentary elections for September. The elections have been portrayed as a proxy vote on independence. Catalan President Artur Mas on Monday formally called the polls to elect…

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