by Walter Williams Officials in Catalonia, Spain’s richest and most highly industrialized region, whose capital is Barcelona, recently held a referendum in which there was a 92 percent vote in favor of independence from Spain. The Spanish authorities opposed the referendum and claimed that independence is illegal. Catalans are not the only Europeans seeking independence. […]
Syndicated columnist and economics professor Walter E Williams makes a common sense case that a starkly divided country is much like a bad marriage and perhaps parting company is the most reasonable solution.