WHAT TO VOTE IN THE NEXT SPANISH ELECTIONS? - In the last couple of nights we have watched two main debates. One for Spain, with the main candidates for presidency (all men, and only one real democrat, Mr Pablo Iglesias), and another one with the candidates from the province... Continue Reading →
Violence or self-defense? - The words misused to label people who support Catalan independence, have gone from bad to worse. After the last street rebellions happened as a reaction towards repression, now we are labelled as terrorist and violent, but not only by the... Continue Reading →
Festering Spanish Democracy - It is obvious that the Spanish democracy is festering, as politicians of parties like Partido Popular, Ciutadans, PSC/PSOE do not work in favor the people but in favor of themselves.
CATALONIA: ROADMAP TO INDEPENDENCE - Many unwise voices keep shouting that independence movement in Catalonia is dead or about to be, yet despite those DOA misperceptions, last elections on the 28th of April for the Spanish parliament proved that there is a clear majority of... Continue Reading →
Unfair trial for Catalan politicians - The perception in Catalonia by independence supporters is that on this trial they are judging not only our representatives, but the over 2 million people who voted in the referendum. This trial is not yet vengeance, but a repressive intent to reprimand, to show how they punish the exercise the right for self-determination of any people within the Spanish state.
WHERE IS THE WORLDWIDE SOLIDARITY and SUPPORT? - In this world that we live in, with all the media bombing us with news, I understand it’s indeed difficult to find some time and show some solidarity to the Catalan issue, taking into account we are not that bad,... Continue Reading →
FREEDOM IS COMING - Next 1st October Catalan people will vote for independence in a long-time-due binding referendum. While corrupted Spanish government keeps on breaching democracy by saying it is anti democratic to vote, taking Catalan parliament representatives unfairly to trial, using justice for... Continue Reading →
11th September 2012 at Barcelona, Catalonia. Dear International community… - Last week, I visited my hometown, Barcelona, to be able to attend to the demonstration that ANC (Assamblea Nacional Catalana- Catalan National Assembly) organized to claim for the independence of my country, Catalonia. By 6 o’clock, almost 2 million people... Continue Reading →
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WHERE IS THE WORLDWIDE SOLIDARITY and SUPPORT? - In this world that we live in, with all the media bombing us with news, I understand it’s indeed difficult to find some time and show some solidarity to the Catalan issue, taking into account we are not that bad,... Continue Reading →
The true story of a misdunderstood king: Ferdinand II of Aragon - Ferdinand II was the son of John II consort king of Navarre, who inherited the Catalan and Aragonese crown from his brother Alfons V the magnanimous in 1458, all of them from the house of Trastamara. Ferndiand’s father, disregarding the... Continue Reading →
40 years of Franco’s death - Today is the anniversary of Franco’s death. People in the Spanish state celebrate this date in many ways: some still mourn the dictator, others celebrate they took power, like the Spanish king… And many are just happy to have gotten... Continue Reading →
Translation of Mr Lluís Companys’ (president of Generalitat) discourse to the people of Catalonia on the 30th March 1938 - This discourse has been recently recovered by Generalitat from the general military archives in Ávila amongst other important documentation that was being kept in Spain. They were initially confiscated by the Gestapo in 1940 from the Paris office Generalitat had... Continue Reading →
Franco’s cultural genocide against Catalonia - “We are like we are because Franco’s dictatorship has made us so”. (An article written by Quim Torra and published at El Singular Digital on October 8th 2012). If in the past centuries, the Spanish used to bomb Barcelona every... Continue Reading →
Defiance - Why don’t Catalans defy Spain once and for all? Sooner or later we will have to say NO to Spain… (An adaptation of the opinion article written by Pilar Rahola in La Vanguardia 19th July 2012) I would like to... Continue Reading →
Joan Crexells, a visionary in the XXth century - Joan Crexells was born at the end of the XIX century and studied language, philosophy and other humanities in several universities in Barcelona province. At a very young age he joined Catalan republican intellectual associations, and further on, their political... Continue Reading →
Transition memories: in the open air - AUTHOR: VÍCTOR ALEXANDRE Published at: http://www.victoralexandre.cat/ 17th April 2011 Title: L’Espanya dels catalanistes We should deeply thank Patrícia Gabancho for deciding to publish some of her political life experiences as a Catalan independence activist during 1976-1978 at Catalonia, after  two... Continue Reading →
Catalan revenge… - Catalan Revenge (Venjança Catalana) is the name given to the wars that took place between the Companyia Catalana d’Orient against the Greek people during the Bizantium Imperium from 1305 to 1307. It seems the horror caused in the Greek population... Continue Reading →

 

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