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27 October 2017 - Democracy

Not in my name

After talking about a train crash in the conditional or future tense for so long, it's difficult to take on the fact that today it has happened.

A decade of PP carelessness with Catalonia has culminated with the adoption of article 155 by the Senate today.
Rajoy presented the motion to the applause of his party and to the shame of all of us who respect dignity and democracy.
Were they applauding his failure?

Those...

27 September 2017 - Democracy

Europe must act to protect the rights and freedoms of Catalans

In this article I am asking the EU mediation in the crisis Catalonia / Spain. It is a democratic crisis that also affects Europe:

The Catalan question has become Europe’s most serious territorial crisis in recent years. While the aim of exercising self-government has a long history, the origins of the current crisis can be found in the repeated refusals on the part of the government in Madrid to enter a dialogue on Spanish territorial...

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