#25N Finantial Times. Spain: Hollow victory. 26nov2012
Spain: Hollow victory
The Catalan parliament has a separatist majority but the chances of an independence referendum have faded
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Every year in Catalonia, there is a fiercely contested and passionately followed contest to build the highest human castle – castells of people piling up in giddy layers towards the sky, sustained by a mass of humanity bound tightly together underneath. It is an enterprise that requires extraordinary levels of collective confidence and common purpose and a mix of daring and derangement – qualities, perhaps, of a people determined to become the nation they feel they are.
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