[Marxism] Catalonia: Huge pro-independence 'human chain' sharpens crisis

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Sun Sep 15 02:20:42 MDT 2013


Dick Nichols, Barcelona

About 1.6 million Catalans linked arms to form the Via Catalana, a 400
kilometre human chain demanding a referendum on independence for their
country, to mark Catalonia’s national day (the Diada) on September 11.

Its amazing success has already driven the right-nationalist Catalan
minority Convergence and Union (CiU) government to speed up plans to fix a
date and question for a 2014 referendum on independence.
- See more at: http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/54952#sthash.ExxMoZbA.dpuf

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