Spain’s Partido Popular’s snide attacks on Catalan

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Valencian thinker Joan Fuster

Translator and academic Alessio Colonnelli: “Spain’s ruling conservative fears a powerful, united Catalan-Valencian language and will do everything possible to keep them separate. The 11.5 million-strong language is regarded as a regional language; its status is hence hierarchically inferior. That’s not the result of EU shortsightedness, but the upshot of manoeuvering from Madrid.”

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