Ignoring the violent element in Spanish unionism is blind or propagandistic, but Spanish unity takes precedence over all else, including the truth
“Arrimadas, de Páramo or Villegas’ rhetoric makes me puke”
Last November El Nacional published an article by Jordi Galves entitled ‘Cornellà is not like Catalonia’ which caused quite a stir and led to his becoming the first journalist in the Spanish state to be accused of a hate crime.
The recolonisation of Catalonia involves the persecution of an ideology and the suppression of a people and culture, all in Europe in 2018. In Catalonia, Spain’s dirty secret wars against its own population have morphed into an open assault on democracy, on an ideology and on an identity.