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Catalan parliament to respond to Spain's planned takeover

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia’s regional parliament will hold a debate this week on Spain’s plan to take direct control of the northeastern region — a session many fear could become a cover for a vote on declaring independence. 601 more words

National

What They Never Tell You About Letting Someone Go

Forgive and forget.

Three little words, alike many 3 word phrases that are a lot easier said than done.

To forgive, you have to acknowledge and accept the pain. 549 more words

Spain denies Catalan coup

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis has denied that the central government’s move to impose direct rule on Catalonia could be considered a coup. 

This comes in response to the speaker of the Catalan parliament calling the Article 155 activation approved Saturday by Madrid a “de facto coup d’état”. 395 more words

News

National sovereignty considered as a rule-based game

The Cambridge dictionary defines sovereignty as “The power of a country to govern itself”. As opposed to what? the power of a country not to govern itself? 1,006 more words

Politics

The relationship paradox

I feel like I’m having a weird eureka moment as if I solved a math equation.

It’s difficult for me to admit how much emotional validation I seek, and this is likely the underlying reason for my desires to enter a relationship. 355 more words

Everything Else

Spain Urges Catalans to Accept Direct Control

Reuters news agency reports that the Spanish government urged Catalans to accept direct control from Spanish leadership and ignore instructions from Catalonia’s government once it has been removed from power. 103 more words

News And Politics