Saül Gordillo is the director of the Catalan state news agency, the Agència Catalana de Notícies. Appointed by ERC under the previous government for reasons more obviously related to lingual dexterity and skin-tone than to literary ability (check some hilarious bitching from fellow-whore, Salvador Sostres), it’s quite conceivable that’ll he’ll shortly be jobless, or at least as jobless as members of the ruling class ever are in this part of the world.
Even assuming this article to have been aimed more at a domestic audience than, for example, Moody’s, it would make a fitting swansong for him and his organisation in terms of all normal journalistic criteria. “Catalan is the vehicle language in child, teenager and university education,” says Saül. A bus so poorly constructed and driven surely isn’t going anywhere.
- For sale, the church of St Paul at Montmany
Buy the scene of the miserable fate of the rector in Els sots feréstecs!
- The Catalan politico-journalistic complex
And Them and Us.
- Catalan government insolvent, up $hit creek, etc etc
But leaking the news just after the Mavi Marmara incident meant hardly anyone noticed.
- Good Barcelona World rants
Miquel at Tot Barcelona suspects this may just be another scheme to enrich the Catalan oligarchy at the cost of the
- “Catalan on the road to extinction”
More panic-mongering from the linguacrats: Carme Junyent, director of the low-activity Group for the Study of Threatened Languages at Barcelona University