Author: Milford Edge

Spain’s dangerous game

The response to this outrageous abuse of judicial power and the general inertia that has gripped Catalan politicians could be massive. It could be that all-illusive 1 October moment that was wasted by Catalan leaders a year ago. It will not be violent.

Beautiful trouble

The people are ready and waiting, for civil disobedience and direct action, for beautiful trouble, and have been for over a year now

1 October: then and now

It is the revolution paid for out of the people’s own pockets and with the people’s own time, all of it made possible by volunteers. I will never tire of telling the story of 1 October, 2017. It’s a story that has changed lives.

The judicial “Go get ’em” – Spanish judges in their forums

Independentism and its leaders are involved in a “coup”, they are “Nazis”, a “virus”, a “germ”. People who are mobilising in Catalonia act like “idiots”, they are “criminals”, “violent” or “extremists” to whom the “Penal Code must be applied” because they have leaders who are “sons of bitches” or “like rapists”

Foreign friends

These visitors are interested in Catalan language, culture and history, unlike so many who have lived here all their lives