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​Not only Catalonia: interests and daydreams

The liberalisation of the Spanish economy leads to the false impression that restrictions on competition have practically been eradicated.

​Scotland: Independence or autonomy?

Born at the end of the 20s, the Scottish independence movement has had increasing success, until now becoming the leading political force in Scotland.

Secessionism in advanced democracies: Catalonia in between Scotland and Padania

Three years ago, the so-called sovereignty process was unleashed and external attention on the Catalonian political situation has been increasing.

​Masses, elites and nationalism

Perhaps the most significant asset or indeed the only asset of the Catalonian "Procés" that has not known how to or has not been able to accumulate sufficient strength to impose itself, is its power of mobilisation.

​"The ANC and Ómniun have been the government's independence story broadcast mechanism"

Interview of Steven Forti, Ph.D in Comparative, Political and Social History from the UAB and the University of Bologna.

Independentism and Ultra-Right

I arrived at the European Parliament in 2009. In exact coincidence with two events that have acquired historical resonance.

The surprising effect of camouflage in Catalonian nationalism

No-one denies that the DNA of Catalonian nationalism is a purely conservative affaire.

​Nationalism and populism in Spain

Nationalism and Populism are two issues that have gained general interest in this stage of history, characterized by globalisation.

​On the moral valuation of nationalisms

Nation is an ambivalent term whose meanings have basically gone from a cultural community to a political object that enjoys sovereignty.

Nationalism and far right

Populism, nationalism and the ultra-right have resurfaced again in much of the so-called civilized world.

​"The perverse public media model in Catalonia, the result of pujolismo"

Interview with Javier Barraycoa, PhD in philosophy, sociologist, political scientist and writer.

​Treacherous backstabbing

The flight of companies as a result of the independence adventure of Catalonian nationalism, has been for Barcelona a "treacherous backstabbing".

​Business domicile: the ship "Catalonia" begins to turn

The exit of companies from Catalonia since the 1st October is giving rise to much confusion about what are the effects of changes.

​Political wisdom, social cohesion and the strengths of the Catalonian economy make Catalonia a great country: let's get to work

The political crisis in Catalonia has precipitated one of the most critical moments in the recent democratic period of our country.

An extraordinary event that puts the European model at risk

In the quite unlikely case of a total rupture between Catalonia and the rest of Spain, the consequences for the economy would undoubtedly be catastrophic throughout the country.

​The economic effects of the secessionist process in Catalonia

Creating political instability, legal uncertainty and economic uncertainty does not usually come free of charge.

​The economic impact of the crisis in Catalonia: binary risk, permanent damage

There has also been a notable deterioration in the of business confidence indicator, as well as in the flows of foreign tourists.

​The Catalonian political crisis and its effects on the economy

The Catalonian political crisis, compounded by the so-called referendum on October 1st, and the "proclamation" of the UDI, has meant almost the final straw for the Catalonian business sector.


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