Catalonia

Is Democracy a Dying Species?

Is Democracy a Dying Species?

October 23, 2019
What happens when democracy fails to deliver? What happens when people give up on democracy? What happens when a majority or militant minority decide that the constitutional rights of free speech, fre…
Catalonia in Limbo

Catalonia in Limbo

October 31, 2017
Things are in unchartered waters, crisis conditions a long way from resolved. Both sides have polar opposite values. Pro-independence Catalans want their democratic rights upheld. Madrid wants them de…
Is Liberalism a Dying Faith?

Is Liberalism a Dying Faith?

October 23, 2017
Asked to name the defining attributes of the America we wish to become, many liberals would answer that we must realize our manifest destiny since 1776, by becoming more equal, more diverse and more d…
The Spanish Civil War, Revisited

The Spanish Civil War, Revisited

October 13, 2017
Call it theatre of the absurd – with a lethal subtext. Under pressure from all corners – even Donald Tusk, president of the EU Council – in his fateful date with destiny Carles Puigdemont, President o…