Catalan Leader Defies Spain, Sends Evasive Reply To Rajoy Activating Second Ultimatum Deadline

The Catalan stand-off has been extended until Thursday as both sides hold their ground. After days of expectation and talks with his separatist allies, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont stood by his decision to keep his region’s declaration of independence from Spain “in suspension” despite a demand for clarity from Spain prime minister Rajoy, effectively challenging […]

Mises, Rothbard, and Catalonia 

by David Gordon Many people in Catalonia wish to secede from Spain and form their own country, but the Spanish government has used force to block them from doing so. What should libertarians think of this conflict? In trying to answer this question, it is useful to seek guidance from Mises and Rothbard. Not that […]

Forget Catalonia, Flanders Is The Real Test Case Of EU Separatism! 

by Andrew Korybko Catalonia’s separatist campaign has dominated European headlines for the past couple of weeks, but it’s really the northern Belgian region of Flanders which will serve as a barometer over whether large chunks of the EU will fall apart into a collection of identity-centric statelets prior to the bloc’s reconstitution into a “federation […]

California’s Path To Independence Smoother Than Catalonia’s, Secessionists Say

by Tyler Durden California’s burgeoning secessionist movement has been watching Catalonia’s struggle for independence with an eye toward the future. Proponents of transforming California into an independent republic have pointed out that there are many similarities between Catalonia and America’s largest state. For example, both are relatively wealthy.   However, the circumstances of the two states […]

Grabbing the Oil? Iraqi Forces Advance On Oil Rich City of Kirkuk

by Robert Wenzel The US sockpuppet regime in Iraq has launched an attack on the city of  Kirkuk. Iraqi federal forces have moved to enter city of Kirkuk. It is a serious escalation following the Kurdistan Regional Government’s independence referendum last month. Multiple reports indicate Iraqi and Kurdish officials say that armored forces were moving on the […]

10 Historic Reasons Catalonia is Fighting for Independence from Spain | Ancient Origins

10 Historic Reasons Catalonia is Fighting for Independence from Spain   On Sunday 1st October, a referendum for independence – deemed illegal by the Spanish government – was held in Catalonia, an autonomous Spanish region, with 90% of Catalans choosing independence from Spain. So what is at the root of this intense drive for separation? […]

Nigel Farage: “This Is The Clearest Proof Yet That The Great Brexit Betrayal Is Under Way” 

Secession doesn’t come easy. Authored by Nigel Farage, originally published in the Telegraph Theresa May is now the EU’s Stepford Wife: subservient and submissive to their every whim So there we have it. Theresa May does not believe in Brexit. In an interview with Iain Dale on LBC, she completely collapsed, proving incapable of answering the question of […]

Spain Turns Screws on Catalonia With Threat of Direct Control

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy stepped up pressure on Catalonia to halt its drive for independence, taking the first step in a process that could strip the region’s separatist government of its limited autonomy and impose direct control from Madrid. Rajoy, speaking after an emergency session of his ministerial team on Wednesday, said the cabinet had […]

Catalonia independence: Spain ‘ready to arrest Carles Puigdemont’ as declaration looms

The future of the region stands on the edge of a knife as the world waits with baited breath for Puigdemont’s speech this afternoon.There is speculation he will announce a unilateral declaration of independence in his 4pm address. And Spanish authorities are ready to arrest him if he goes ahead with his demands, according to […]

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