May 2013

It’s not about the language or the money

The other day I was speaking with a journalist from the United States who had recently become interested about the news coming from Catalonia. With complete frankness he explained that he didn’t know that much about our country, but that he had read up on it as much as possible before coming here. His objective —according to what he told me— is to understand the reasons “why some Spaniards want to stop being Spaniards.” I pointed out that it wasn’t about rejecting or despising any particular identity, but instead about a people wanting to exercise democracy. …  

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