We need to educate ourselves daily if we aspire to live peacefully in a multicultural society.
Barcelona has become the test case for separatists Europe over.
After declaring independence, regional leaders stand accused of rebellion, sedition and embezzlement. But what does that mean?
The situation in Catalonia is ripe for widespread civil disobedience against the Spanish government.
Why the Spanish Prime Minister keeps choosing a strategy of confrontation.
An ousted leader, a divided electorate and the risk of further violence pile on the tension ahead of the December vote.
Just because the constitution says secession is illegal, it doesn't mean it is under international law.
Move by the senate in Madrid came just after the Catalan parliament voted for independence.
Bid for Catalonian independence brings return of a divided Spain.
Devoting all energies to fight over an imaginary border deflects attention from the real issues.
The Spanish government is dealing with the Catalonian secession movement in entirely the wrong way. But what would getting it right look like?
Winning an independence referendum is the simple bit – It's no easy trick to assert yourself on the world stage.
An expert explains why the EU is ill-equipped to handle a problem like Catalonia.
Despite the peace and prosperity brought about by the EU, it continues to be seen as remote and antidemocratic. How can this be fixed ? One possibility is the creation of a Commissioner for Happiness.
Despite the inevitable transition costs for both sides, there may also be some benefits to a split.
After threatening to declare independence, Carles Puigdemont has stepped back from the brink. But that has caused confusion.
The European Union is quick to condemn countries like Venezuela and Turkey when they engage in anti-democratic tactics. So why is it so silent on Spain's treatment of the Catalan?
The potential for more violence is clear unless the two sides can be brought to the negotiating table as soon as possible.
Decentralisation, advanced training, civilian control, feminisation, unionisation and cultural change: the Spanish police are not a remnant of the Franco years
Why did the Spanish state forcefully quash Catalonia’s referendum for independence? It is rooted in the country’s nearly 40-year dictatorship and its transition to democracy.