This piece by Julio José Elías Baturones explains how PSOE lawmakers led by Alfonso Guerra neutralised the guarantees contained in the constitution. I don’t know whether it’s accurate or complete, but it certainly makes recent events and today’s judicial strike easier to understand.
- French regional and minority language policy
If you believe that Brussels is more than happy to see powerful member states neutralised by internal division–as is increasingly Spain’s
- Solving Africa’s woes with a simple parlour game
Desultory bar philosophising on the socio-economic function of Secret Santa.
- An honest day’s work
A brief discussion of Mozart and Verdi’s Requiems and Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia.
- Dutch solution to gay marriage
This (via this) is a good story for those of you who, like me, can’t understand why marriage should be in
- Pejorocracy, government of the worst
Michael Gilleland believes it was coined by Ezra Pound (“It occurs in one of the Pisan Cantos, dated 1948”). I wonder