Unrest and Uncertainty to Continue in Catalonia

November 27, 2017

The upcoming election marks the next turning point in a constitutional crisis triggered by Madrid’s decision to dissolve the Catalan government. The run-up to the regional election on December 21 is widely seen as a second referendum on Catalan independence, which has fueled continued protests...

Visca Catalunya?

November 20, 2012

As economic grievances towards the central government grow among Catalans, what would the secession of this wealthy region mean for Spain and the EU? On 11 September, 2012 the world’s attention, rightly so, was fixated on the assault and subsequent death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens...

Catalonia and the Rise of Economic Separatism in Europe

November 16, 2012

As prosperity grows in federal regions of Catalonia and Flanders, nationalist and separatist sentiments are being reinforced, as people seek greater control of their economy in the light of financial crisis.  Massive anti-austerity protests, twenty five percent unemployment and other economic...