Not only has Rajoy spectacularly failed to defuse the Catalan issue (in fact he’s done more for independence than anyone else on the planet), but his actions have also unearthed Spain’s underlying fascism and Francoism for us all to see.… Read More Dear Spain, Don’t Criticise the International Media. Blame Your Own Government.
The longer the toxic process between Catalonia and Spain drags on, the wider the gulf grows… Read More The Price of Chaos Rises in Spain
Money is fickle and fearful, and it can leave without notice, especially when political turmoil is on the rise… Read More Spain Teaches Catalonia a Lesson about the Power of Money
Gradually, Then Suddenly… Read More How Did Things Get So Bad in Catalonia?
“Sometimes you have to keep the black swans in mind”… Read More Wall Street and City of London Press Panic Button on Catalonia
Spain’s “ships of repression” are coming to help out… Read More It Gets Ugly in Catalonia
“Do not underestimate the power of Spanish democracy”… Read More Catalonia’s Defiance of Spanish Authority Turns into Rebellion
If Catalonia defaults, given the debts it owes Spain, markets would see it as a Spanish default… Read More Catalonia and Spain to Push Each Other into Financial Abyss?
“Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.” Charles de Gaulle Millions of Catalonians went to the polls on Sunday in a general mood of hopeful anticipation, tinged with the slightest hint of dread. The exit polls confirmed that over two-thirds of votes… Read More Spain vs. Catalonia: A Tale of Two “Countries”