Catalan renaissance it is prompting a backlash among some parents concerned their children are getting short-changed on Spanish
Josep Sort's insight:
A slightly biased piece. First, currently in Catalonia more than 200 languages are spoken. Second, it is impossible to believe that a language with 10 milions speakers will threat another language that allegedly has 400 milions speakers... and you seem to suggest to protect the latter? C'mon, be serious!
When Spaniards speak about “the crisis” these days, it is no longer clear which crisis they are referring to. Until recently, it was obvious that la crísis could only mean the brutal economic downturn triggered by the bursting of Spain’s housing
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: New European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker is “sympathetic” to an independent Scotland joining the EU due to his experience as a politician from a small member state, it emerged last night.
by Jamie Maxwell I read John McTernan's latest Scotsman column – an account of a recent trip to Barcelona – in a state of wide-eyed disbelief. According to McTernan, Spain's economic crisis is acting as a kind of constitutional adhesive... Read More › ...read more
In September the Scots will be holding a widely discussed referendum on their withdrawal from the United Kingdom. Much less attention is paid to Catalans’ intention to hold a referendum in November on their secession from Spain, even though the latter, in some respects, is likely to be more significant for the European Union (EU), Kęstutis Girnius in DELFI.