What next for Catalonia?

There is no end in sight to the Catalan crisis. Spain has a new prime minister, but progress is by no means assured. Continue reading What next for Catalonia?

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Why a unilateral declaration of Catalan independence would be a bad mistake

Catalonia has lived a terrible week. After a controversial and illegal referendum which took place on October 1st, the region has plunged into uncertainty. A wave of demonstrations unfolded across Catalonia and the rest of Spain. Continue reading Why a unilateral declaration of Catalan independence would be a bad mistake

It is important to know that an independent Catalonia would be outside the EU

Any independent Catalan state would undoubtedly find itself outside the European Union. This has now been determined beyond doubt and it is important that the Catalans know it. Continue reading It is important to know that an independent Catalonia would be outside the EU

Anti-independence actors in Catalonia need to work together

Catalonia, a prosperous region in the northeast of Spain, still seems to be largely associated with Barcelona, holidays, football and sun by the outside world. This may change, however, because of the region’s divisive political momentum. The central issue is that of Catalan independence from Spain. Continue reading Anti-independence actors in Catalonia need to work together