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Sant Jordi! (Saint George)

Anna Amigó and Jordi Juanós's picture

We are commemorating 300 years since the signing of the treaties of Utrecht, which left Catalonia's aspirations blatantly abandoned by its European allies. This is one of the meanest pages of the continent's modern history, failing to spare Catalans from deathly aftershocks.

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United we will push forward

Jordi Portabella's picture

The current economic crisis, together with the fiscal treatment Catalonia receives from the Spanish government, is making things difficult for many working and middle-class families, as well as our country’s entrepreneurs. In addition, the implementation of restraint policies and budget cuts means directly and negatively affecting the welfare state’s basic pillars, such as healthcare, education and infrastructure.

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Catalonia, a new European state

Joan Puigcercós's picture

Twenty-four years after joining the European Union (EU), the EU still does not officially recognise our language, the Catalan language. Spain and its representatives have made all kinds of efforts to avoid this recognition during all these years. They do not care, and are not at all bothered that Gaelic, which is spoken by some 70,000 people, is already an official EU language. They do not want to see the Catalan language reach this status, though it is spoken by more than 9 million European citizens.

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Legality in a unilateral declaration of independence

Víctor Terradellas's picture

This summer I got to know and studied the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the highest legal instance in the United Nations, which considers Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence legal according to the principles of international law.

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