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Catalan Vote: Disturbance in the Farce

Catalan Vote: Disturbance in the Farce

Part III of Dispatches from the Catalan Front. Politics: a farce or elaborate game of “parties” that “celebrate” elections and steal the silverware while everyone’s high on flag porn. In Spain, a neo-feudal constitutional monarchy whitewashed with a thin veneer of illusory representative democracy, the farce has become so thick that the ongoing litany of … Continue reading

We’re On! Catalan Vote Plan B Unveiled

We’re On! Catalan Vote Plan B Unveiled

Part II of Dispatches from the Catalan Front. So today October 14th Catalan president Mas just finished a historic press conference assuring the citizens of Catalonia that there will indeed be a vote on November 9th despite the constitutional court’s suspension of the Catalan law of public consultations. How will this happen? Via Plan B: … Continue reading