Such demonstrations are either shows of strength or weakness, and today’s whirlwind performance was much more of a dust devil than a tornado
Although the trial of Catalan leaders will show the Spanish State for what it is, it actually could not care less
The hundreds of arrests effected by Spanish State agencies over the past sixteen months have been designed to repress the basic freedoms of expression, assembly and protest, and criminalise independentism
Mayor Ignasi Sabater is being persecuted by the Spanish police, and their far-right friends in the area
Pressure grows on Catalan pro-independence parties to support Pedro Sanchez’s budget to stem the rise of the far right in exchange for nothing
Goodbye to 2018 in Catalonia: a year marked by continued repression by the Spanish State and regression for Catalan independentism and republicanism; a year full of painful dates and anniversaries
After so many months of limited non-violent action, how is it possible that Catalan activists are still treated like terrorists? It is like a recurring nightmare.
Something all of us should ask ourselves at some point in our lives is whether we are prepared to die for a cause, for the general good, for others or for a better world