All modern Nation States have quickly become repressive extortionist mafias claiming a 100% control of violence over their subjects.
Does anyone here care if there are 28 or 29 states in the EU?
Yes, for sure. The Catalans, for example, say their language and culture have been brutally repressed and their wallets robbed by the Spanish State for 300 years.
As if to prove the Catalans right the Rajoy Government has banned any Referendum. prosecuted anyone trying to organise it, refused to pay over legally agreed funds and uses its controlled Supreme Court to annul anything resembling Catalan rights and initiatives, from refugees to banning bullfighting.
Yet even the ‘left wing’ politicians, the socialists and Podemos in Madrid, anxious for a bigger slice of the coalition pie, are now supporting State repression against Catalonia. The exception being the SAT union in Andalusia which offers to provide ballot boxes for Catalans living there.
This week the PP government have upped the rhetoric a notch by announcing that the planned Referendum on Oct 1st is an attempted Coup D’Etat, thus preparing the ground for mass arrests, takeover of the police force, suspension of the Catalan Parliament and possible army intervention.
“Like a mad bull in a china shop” the far-right and ultra corrupt minority government continues its criminal campaign of clinging to power by whipping up obscene racist anti Catalan hysteria. Continue reading Catalonia and Spain set for Head-On Collision over Right to a Referendum