The Auken report to the European Parliament may be above to be scuppered by a conspiracy between Spain’s two principal mafias. (I notice that PSOE-friendly IberiaNature still hasn’t got round to blogging the PSOE’s proposed long-term legalisation of illegal construction on Spanish coasts, despite its abundant condemnation of the Aznar government over the Prestige accident, which had only short-term consequences. And, by the way, the waves off Santander the other day were the largest ever only if one accepts that history started in 1990. Funny business, global warming.) (Update: There’s a roundup of the devastation caused by construction in Andalusia over at the Olive Press, and a new case of apparent corruption leading to more coastal building in PSOE Mijas.)
- Perspectives for home schooling in Catalonia
It’s looking good, and who the hell cares if it’s unconstitutional?
- PSOE to legalise illegal beach developments
I’m just curious: did PSOE secretary general José Blanco know this disgraceful amendment to coastal protection legislation was going to be
- Statutory obligation to know Spanish/Catalan, against European rules?
That’s surely the long-term implication for the Spanish constitution and the Catalan statute of autonomy of this European Court of Justice
- Relative corruption of PP, PSOE, etc revisited
Every 9th Canarian nationalist councillor has a problem, and the left looks to be in worse trouble than the right nationally.
- Nationalism and the European elections, Berlusconi and the intra-Mediterranean risorgimento
Link love for 01/06/2009.