by Christopher Binetti
The history of Spain does not support the Spanish nationalist claim that Castilian is the natural language and culture for all people of the Peninsula.
SOURCE: History channel
For hundreds of years, Catalonians have thought of themselves as distinct from the rest of Spain.
Nationalism has always been a tricky thing for Spain.
SOURCE: The Daily Beast
The roots of Catalonia's independence movement go way back, but the last few years—and weeks—have seen a rush toward the door.
by Scott Eastman
What’s it mean for Catalonia?
by Scott Eastman,
The real trick of romantic nationalists is that they can gloss over economics and history to call for the creation of a state that they themselves may one day lead.
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