Why The Catalan Independence Movement Is Failing

Via GEFIRA, The Catalan fight for independence is not how conflicts are fought throughout history, let alone how they are won. Some movements for national independence have succeeded in history, others have not. Presently, it seems that the Catalan bid is destined to fail. Maybe in the future Catalans will change their strategy and achieve their goal, but […]

Catalonia referendum – regions desperate for independence

CATALONIA’S quest for independence from Spain could spark a domino effect plunging the European Union into crisis as a map reveals the other regions across the continent desperate for autonomy. Catalonia threw Spain into a constitutional crisis yesterday after declaring independence following a controversial referendum. But the region is not alone in its hope for […]

Europe’s Secession Problems Aren’t Going Away

by Ryan McMaken Earlier this week, The New York Times noted that movements for greater local autonomy appear to be spreading throughout Europe. In some ways, the conflict in Catalonia is just the tip of the iceberg. The Times reports: Coming on the heels of the Catalan vote, the Lombardy and Veneto referendums are yet another signal of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

“A Civil War Is Coming” – EU Commissioner Urges Madrid & Barcelona To Talk 

The EU’s budget commissioner has warned of the risk of “civil war” in Catalonia, as fears grew over a looming independence declaration and major banks prepared to relocate their headquarters. With just 48 hours until Catalonia’s Parliament meets, defying Madrid, to debate secession, Gunther Oettinger, the Germany EU commissioner urged dialogue… “The position is very, […]

7 independence movements that have the potential to destroy the EU

Catalonia continues to press on with its independence movement, much to the dismay of Spain and the European Union. Catalonia is not the only region in the EU demanding more autonomy or independence. Here seven regions in the European Union that may seek separation, and cause more fragmentation in an already weakened Europe. 1. Scotland, […]

Catalan crisis ‘bigger threat to EU than Brexit’, MEP warns

Strasbourg (France) (AFP) – The crisis in Catalonia poses a bigger threat to the EU than Brexit, a senior MEP warned Wednesday as the European Parliament prepared to hold an emergency debate on Spain’s worst political crisis in decades. Catalonia’s leader has vowed to declare independence within days, claiming a mandate from a weekend referendum […]

Nigel Farage Blasts EU, Juncker Over Catalonia: Spain Violates Article 2 Of Lisbon Treaty

Nigel Farage goes off on the Catalonia violence. Full Transcript: Aside from the really important issue of Brexit, I think European citizens, those that do take any interest in what happens here, will be stunned that Mr Juncker comes here for his one appearance in the Strasbourg session this week and there is absolutely no […]

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