Son o No Son: Catalans Will Continue to be European Citizens Regardless

Miriano Rajoy was left floundering on the issue of continued European rights for Catalans as the pressure mounts on the Madrid government ahead of this weekend’s quasi independence vote. The Spanish premiere bleated out yet more fearmongering via a mainstream media source, Onda Cero, commenting that the Catalan people would somehow lose their right to …

Catalan Roadmap to Independence Guarantees “No Leaps Into The Void”

‘Junts Pel Sí’ presented this Friday its detailed roadmap towards independence. The cross-party coalition guaranteed that every step towards building a new Catalonia is “rigorously” planned and that there won’t be any “leap into the void”, in the words of the Commissioner for National Transition, solicitor Carles Viver Pi-Sunyer. Pi-Sunyer added that “it is a …

28% of families born outside Catalonia use Catalan language with their children

60.2% of families with one parent born outside Catalonia use Catalan with their children and 27.5% of natives with both parents born outside use Catalan with their children, data from 2013 coming from the Language Policy Report 2014 shows released this week. Ferran Mascarell, the Catalan Minister for Culture, said that “Catalan health remains” and …