No more sardanas on Radio Reus!

Here‘s an unusual combination of nationalist hyper-paranoia with the “everything was better under Franco” meme. The programme had already been shunted back to the middle of the night because no one was listening to it, so I guess Salas got out while the going was good.

Racist cartoon in El Mundo

Interesting news here that the German state of Rheinland-Pfalz/Rhineland-Palatinate has recognised the Sinti and Roma as a national minority and committed itself to promote and protect their language and culture, particularly in education. Meanwhile, in Spain racial stigmatisation of a type not seen in Britain since the 60s remains acceptable, and not just in the…