Brexiteers like Catalonia’s independence. Why?

It is interesting that Catalan independence movement receives a lot of support from Brexiteers. Would you say it is first of all due the fact they want to irritate the EU? Or do you see also some similarities between Brexit and Catalan push for independence? Read few comments.

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Catalonia, history and independence

Do you see from a historical perspective any plausible claim for independence of Catalonia or maybe it is more about myths, perceptions and political constructs? (Of course, for better or worse myths are usually politically important for the nations). Read few comments.

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What’s next for Spain, Catalonia?

Amid the violent scenes and the disputable statement that Catalonia has won the right to statehood how do you see the situation might evolve? Will both sides push this even further or you see a room for calming down the situation? Read few comments.

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Are we approaching conflict in Catalonia?

Or you see this maybe less dramatically, and why? Read few comments.


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Spanish attacks and what could they mean

Catalan police say the shot terrorists in Cambrils, the van attack in Barcelona and an explosion at a house on Wednesday evening in the town of Alcanar that killed one person are all linked. If those three events are really connected does is suggest a higher level of planning and ability to avoid the attention of authorities? What does it tell us about the perpetrators a possible future threats? Read few comments.

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How could/should Catalonia’s referendum look like?

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President of the Generalitat of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont. Credit: http://www.catalangovernment.eu

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Elections in Spain: What’s next for Rajoy, Podemos, others

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