Artur Mas and Catalonia’s Quest for Independence

January 30, 2018

In this guest edition of The Interview, Silvia Alvarez talks to former Catalan President Artur Mas. With the controversial investiture debate — in which a new pro-independence government headed by Carles Puigdemont will be elected in the Catalan parliament — set to take place, former...

The People of Catalonia Demand Their Right to Vote

September 28, 2017

Catalonia's right to an independence referendum has been denied for years. These are historical times for Catalonia and we, the people, feel the ownership of it all as we feel the support of our government. It has all been worth the time and the effort of so many, for so long. Make no...

Bringing Justice to Catalonia

February 03, 2017

The leader of Catalonia’s independence movement deserves a fair trial. Authoritarian rulers have a crush on parading themselves as the embodiment of the country itself—usually called with the more uplifting name of fatherland—feeling entitled to crush any criticism and dissent as treason...