Ever since the World Wars, territory after territory has fought for independence in Europe—sometimes peacefully, often violently—and usually succeeded in their effort to depart. The…View More The Issue with Separatist Movements
Another day, another nationalist movement. On 1 October, the semiautonomous region of Catalonia in north-eastern Spain held a referendum regarding secession from the rest of…View More Blackmail or Democracy: The media’s portrayal of Catalonia
A resolution to secede from Spain passed in the Catalonia regional parliament with 72 to 63 votes on Monday the 9th of November. Put forth…View More Catalonia’s Vote for Secession: Worth It?