[Marxism] Catalonia the latest flashpoint in the Euro crisis
marvgand at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 08:55:18 MDT 2012
On 2012-09-21, at 10:00 AM, DW wrote:
> A real struggle for independence of Catalunya, would be one that
> starts with real independence and full sovereignty out of both the
> Spanish State AND the European one.
There is a parallel with Syriza in Greece, which also promises its uneasy supporters it can lift the yoke of austerity without leaving the eurozone or EU. This may be a pipedream, but the logic of the Greek and Catalan anti-austerity struggles points in the direction of genuine independence, a key element being the adoption of a sovereign currency after an inevitable forced withdrawal from the eurozone. Whether this logic gets to play itself out is another question.
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