Since the current proposal for a new regional statute of autonomy for Catalonia is a ragbag of Saturday night gibberish, it only seems right that the neo-Stalinists (ahem) should step in and impose some order.
- Betting on secession
A boring morning: I can’t find anyone who, following yesterday’s Catalan parliamentary elections, is prepared to bet against a ruling coalition
- Official languages
There’s a lot of fuss at the moment in the land of the free about attempts to make English the official
- Guardian prints any old bollocks about Catalonia
There’s a terrible piece by James Sturcke in the Guardian today on the statute of autonomy. It repeats various stale myths
- Chop up those gift-bearing Catalans
Scratch a libertarian and you’ll discover a totalitarian, so keep scratching.
- Catalan retronecrophilia
I’m distinctly uneasy at the prospect of Catalonia being defined in a new statute of autonomy as a nation. The reason