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Independence Illusion

“On the surface it sounded reasonable: let the people decide. In fact it was ridiculous because the people cannot decide until somebody decides who are the people.” I Jennings (1956)

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Mentioned by a Catalan blog

I was recently featured by a blogger who writes about Catalan independence. The blogpost can be read here. 133 more words



Someone is in hot soup, a bitter, searing dish at that.

Why did he agree to be a surety for someone I consider a class A anarchist? 358 more words


Spain Jails Two Catalan Separatist Leaders

Reuters news agency reports that in a move to impose central rule over Catalonia’s push for independence, Spain’s High Court jailed the leaders of two separatist organizations. 108 more words

News And Politics

Why do so many people see secession as a terrible thing?

When I look at how badly Washington, D.C., governs, the idea of secession doesn’t scare me.

It motivates me because it is our last best hope for Flyover country.

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California secessionists think their path to independence is easier than Catalonia’s

 By Kate Irby

Sacramento Bee

The world has been watching the play-by-play of Catalonia’s bid for independence from Spain, but one group is tuning in more closely than most: California secessionists. 386 more words


On secession

Catalonia’s attempt at independence has been the talk of the town in the past weeks, polarising positions between those in favour of the province breaking away from Spain and those claiming territorial integrity was paramount. 1,543 more words