it-intransit. Sowing confusion. By Carles Boix. 12.04.2013
Whenever Catalanism has acted as a driving force of political transformation it has ended up oscillating between two temptations: to become the ally of the Spanish Left in the hopes of being able to change the current institutional regime and turn the Catalans into “serious Spaniards” of a sort; and to theatrically threaten Spain with disorder and separation to then, after a reasonable period of time, give in to dialogue and the concession of a few crumbs.
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