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Will Spain Become a Victim of the Catalan Separatists?

Feb 25, 2019 - The New York Times

Anyone looking for evidence of how irrational politics can be should look to Catalonia right now.

Earlier this month, Catalan separatists in the Spanish Parliament voted against the 2019 national budget proposal of the Socialist prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, forcing a snap general election in late April. The separatists were retaliating against Mr. Sánchez because he would not agree to a referendum on Catalan independence. The last referendum, organized in October 2017, which was declar...