Tag: Catalan government

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  • Cry Freedom!

    Cry Freedom!

    History is in the making in Europe. Independence has been stopped in its tracks on Friday and Spain confronts a constitutional crisis as never since 1978, when Francisco Franco met his eclipse. Forty years after the restoration of democracy, it is the power of the people that now poses a grave challenge. The Catalonian parliament’s …

    October 29, 2017
  • Freedom on hold

    Freedom on hold

    The paradox has few parallels in history. The Prime Minister of Catalonia has pulled the sensitive region from the brink less than a fortnight after the October 1 referendum affirming independence. In a sense, Carles Puigdemont has baffled both the government in Madrid and the spirited jingoists. It is pretty obvious that he has had …

    October 15, 2017