Catalonia

Spain, Germany and Beyond

Spain, Germany and Beyond

October 9, 2017
2017 minus 1936 = 81, an untidy number, not even a prime number. 1936 marked the start of the Spanish Civil War that resulted in a long hiatus for the Spanish left, as well as the failure of Weimar Ge…
Arriba Catalonia!

Arriba Catalonia!

October 8, 2017
‘Every people has the god-given right to mismanage their own affairs’ Margolis Law #3 I’ve always been a rebel, revolutionary, iconoclast and all-around bad boy. Naturally, I have sympathy for most re…
The Catalan Chain Reaction

The Catalan Chain Reaction

October 6, 2017
Catalonia’s drive for “independence” has unleashed a chain reaction of viral social media support that’s frighteningly resurrected civil war-era rhetoric, but the most dangerous consequences of this d…