The Spanish Army: untouchable de facto power

Catalan MonitorArticles, History, Vilaweb

Editorial: The Spanish Army remains a stronghold of far-right, ultra-nationalist thinking and action, having seen no ideological change since the transition from Franco’s dictatorship. They continue to reward those who persecute minorities, having rewarded those who in the 1980s attempted coups against the fledgling Spanish democracy, as well as expressing support for General Francisco Franco, in 2018.


Aznar seems to be starting to see it clearly

Catalan MonitorArticles, Vilaweb

The sentence, the construction, the way he formulates it denotes so much despair that it gives meaning to the previous sentence: if you give nationalism (Catalan, he means) the chance to win elections, it will always win them.


Journalist Eduard Voltas dismantles the logic of silencing teachers

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup, Vilaweb

In an intervention on the programme “Més 3/24”, Eduard Voltas took apart the argument that “politics is not to be discussed in schools”, and compared the idea of not talking about the police violence on October 1st in schools, to remaining silent about the August 17th terrorist attacks in Barcelona.