Activist and author Micheal Euade has traced the history of the struggle for Catalonian nationhood and its intersection with class struggle from the medieval period to the present in his 2022 book, A People’s History of Catalonia. Alex Salmon reviews.
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it soon became clear that there was a gulf between Catalonia’s peace movement and local Ukrainians, which continues to today, writes Dick Nichols.
Barcelona has suspended official ties with Israel over its violation of Palestinian rights, reports Dick Nichols.
The Catalan coalition government of the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and Together for Catalonia (Junts) split on October 7. Dick Nichols explains why, and what's at stake for the independentist movement.
The scandal of electronic eavesdropping on 65 leaders of the Catalan independence movement by Spanish state intelligence shows signs of becoming a long-running soap opera. Dick Nichols reports.
A New Yorker investigation has exposed that between 2018‒20, at least 65 leading figures in the Catalan government and independence movement had their mobile phones bugged, reports Dick Nichols.
In the context of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, supporters of Spanish unionism are taking every opportunity to attack independentist figures, reports Dick Nichols.
The Catalan parliament extended official recognition to the Autonomous Administration of North-East Syria (AANES), commonly known as Rojava, on October 19, reports Dick Nichols.
The river of supporters that flooded central Barcelona for Catalan National Day has affirmed that the independentist movement has survived despite ongoing repression, COVID-19 and differences over strategy, writes Dick Nichols.
With negotiations over forming a Catalan government bogged down and a repeat election looming, pro-independence forces have reached an unexpected agreement, reports Dick Nichols.
Following Catalonia's February 14 election, writes Dick Nichols, pro-independence parties will need to find an agreed path to force the Spanish government to meet the demands of Catalans for amnesty and an independence referendum.
The upcoming Catalan election will be a test of the resilience of the pro-independence base, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Spanish state repression and attempts by Catalan counterparts of the governing coalition in Madrid to claw back support, writes Dick Nichols.
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