100 weeks explaining Catalonia on Twitter

Catalan MonitorDIPLOCAT

100 weeks explaining Catalonia on Twitter (DIPLOCAT)

The Twitter account, @CatalanVoices, welcomes its 100th participant this week. The Colombian musicologist Patricia Caicedo, who lives in Catalonia and will tweet this week from the @CatalanVoices Twitter account, is the 100th participant of a project that began exactly 100 weeks ago with American publisher Liz Castro, editor of the book “What’s up with Catalonia?”.

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“You, a convicted minister!” – namecalling and mudslinging in the Catalan parliament

Catalan MonitoropenDemocracy

"You, a convicted minister!" - namecalling and mudslinging in the Catalan parliament (openDemocracy)

One thing is certain: the courts’ repeated rulings against Rigau’s ministry do sound a bit biased; they don’t  acknowledge the awesome job that’s been carried out in Catalonia – bilingualism can now be universally achieved: a synaptic feast. In a land where the levers of power have lately been in the hands of native Catalan speakers, making the language available to everyone is an act of generosity.

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