Catalan Separatists Defy Obstacles

Catalan independence parties won the regional parliamentary vote, defeating the central government’s effort to weaken the movement, but the parties will have a difficult time forming a government, explains Prof. Sebastiaan Faber of Oberlin College.

Sebastiaan Faber, Professor of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College. Author of the forthcoming book Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War, and co-author of the Nation article “Have Spain and Catalonia Reached a Point of No Return?”

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