Jordi over at Un dietarari londinenc provides a rare commonsensical lining to the Catalan-language politico-administrative blogocloudcuckooland, and he’s written an interesting rundown on the (not my joke) Catalan Khrushchev’s appearance at the London School of Economics. Something he uncharacteristically doesn’t mention, but which I have mentioned before and I think is worth repeating, is that such events are purely for domestic, Spanish consumption. Like Carod’s worldwide sightseeing trips to his pseudo-embassies, there’s not a single mention in the British (or any other English-language) press of Mr Montilla’s views on the compatibility of, for example, language policy with the development of a knowledge economy. No one gives a rat’s arse what he thinks or does, which to some will provide immense satisfaction while to others it may seem surprising, given the budgetary and political weakness of central government.
- Perspectives for home schooling in Catalonia
It’s looking good, and who the hell cares if it’s unconstitutional?
- How to commit a political crime in Catalonia
Amid Catalan witches in Murcian pantomime and calls in Catalan tabloid Avui for the killing of anti-Catalanists, here at Nihil Obstat
- Did Carod really give a speech at New York University on inauguration day?
There are no reports in the English-language media, and NYU’s agenda doesn’t list the event.
- Official languages
There’s a lot of fuss at the moment in the land of the free about attempts to make English the official
- Montilla, hypocrite
Good to hear that wannabe Catalan nationalist-socialist leader José Montilla sends his daughter to the Deutsche Schule in Esplugues. There they