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 case–then it becomes easier to understand the promotion by official EU “news” agency Eurolang of a French electoral lobby devoted to obtaining official status for the country’s smaller languages. Like all European initiatives of this …
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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