Ciudadanos

Spain Struggles for its Identity as Catalan Independence Leaders Face Trial

Spain Struggles for its Identity as Catalan Independence Leaders Face Trial

February 22, 2019

The trial against 12 Catalan independence leaders exposes the extent to which Spain’s status as a coherent nation-state is being questioned. The governing socialist party is now feeling the consequences when it lost a budget vote because of the Catalan issue, says Sebastiaan Faber

Catalonia Independence Crisis Intensifies Spain’s Political Divide

January 17, 2018

Political parties in Spain are struggling to navigate an increasingly polarized political landscape, says Professor Sebastiaan Faber of Oberlin College

Europe

September 13, 2017
One million people took to the streets in Barcelona to support Catalonian independence from Spain. The movement plans for a referendum on Oct. 1, in violation of a court ruling declaring the referendum unconstitutional, explains Carlos Delclos of Roar Magazine