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Exalted in the Catalan Freedom Scene, There's No Place Barça Would Rather Be - The Wire

If FC Barcelona stays committed to its political beliefs, such as Catalonia's independence from Spain, it will threaten its own existence – such as getting kicked out of the La Liga. Exalted in the Catalan Freedom Scene, There's No Place Barça Would ...and more »

Homage to Catalonia: An Obligation to Disobey - The Wire

If there is one thing the Catalonian experience shows us, it is that European democracies need a great deal of democratisation. Homage to Catalonia: An Obligation to Disobey. Ramin Jahanbegloo · External Affairs · World. 01/Oct/2017. Protesters against ...and more »

Opportunity and risk for Catalan research in independence debate - Times Higher Education (THE)

Breaking free from Madrid may reduce bureaucracy for universities, but could endanger funding. October 2, 2017. Share on twitter · Share on facebook · Share on linkedin · Share on whatsapp · Share on mail. By Holly Else. Twitter: @HollyElse. Catalan ...and more »

There is more than one nationalism in the Iberian peninsula - Open Democracy

International criticism of the Spanish government's behaviour towards Catalonia has so far been muted. However, the central state's belligerent intransigence has left Catalans with very few choices. lead lead lead lead Anti-Independence rally against ...and more »

Stanford scholar assesses Catalonia referendum and potential impact across Europe - Stanford University News

Sunday's referendum vote in Catalonia, a northeast region of Spain seeking independence, was marred with violence as police forces from the Spanish government, which deemed the referendum illegal, clashed with Catalonians attempting to vote. Catalan ...and more »

Catalonia Leaders Seek to Make Independence Referendum Binding - New York Times

BARCELONA, Spain — The leader of Catalonia insisted on Monday that Sunday's independence referendum, though marred by clashes and rejected by the Spanish government, had earned his region the right to a separate state and that he would press ...and more »

Poland urges compromise between Catalonia and Spain - thenews.pl

A day after Spanish police beat people trying to vote in an independence referendum in Catalonia, the Polish foreign ministry urged dialogue and compromise. “Poland fully respects the principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity, and unity of the ...and more »

SPANISH KING: Catalan authorities 'have placed themselves outside the law and democracy' - Business Insider

Hannah McKay/Reuters Spain's King Felipe VI made a rare televised address to the country, criticizing the Catalan government after the region held an independence referendum on Sunday. Catalan authorities "have placed themselves outside the law and ...and more »

Who is Catalan President Carles Puigdemont? - Aljazeera.com

Standing inside the grand hall of the Palau de la Generalitat, the Catalan regional government's headquarters in the Spanish city of Barcelona, in early 2016, a 54-year-old bespectacled former journalist addressed a crowd of politicians and citizens.and more »

Catalonia's Independence Vote Descends Into Chaos and Clashes - New York Times

BARCELONA, Spain — Catalonia's defiant attempt to stage an independence referendum descended into chaos on Sunday, with hundreds injured in clashes with police in one of the gravest tests of Spain's democracy since the end of the Franco dictatorship ...and more »