The Foreign Desk

Explainer 27: Why Catalonia wants to be independent

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3 August 2016

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Photo: Day Donaldson/Flickr

As with any separatist movement, good old-fashioned sentimental nationalism is essential and Catalonian separatists have an abundance of material on this front: a different language, a distinct culture and a divergent political tradition.

3 August 2016

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