The Ghost in The Ballot Box: Catalonia’s Crisis in Context | Dissent Magazine

Franco’s legacy and the memory of authoritarian rule in Spain loomed over last week’s Catalan independence referendum—a pivotal episode in a century-long conflict. Sorgente: The Ghost in The Ballot Box: Catalonia’s Crisis in Context | Dissent Magazine

Catalonia Shows the Danger of Disarming Civilians 

Ready to repeal the right to bear arms? Hours before America’s latest mass shooting, heavily armed Spanish National Police disrupted a regional vote among its citizens. Spain’s “common sense gun laws” may keep Catalan patriots from defending their newly declared independence. Since the tragic murder of 59 peaceful concertgoers in Las Vegas Sunday, I’ve heardContinua a leggere “Catalonia Shows the Danger of Disarming Civilians “