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Busted in Barcelona (Almost) 1977

I heartily support Catalonia’s referendum on secession even though I was almost arrested the only time I visited Barcelona. I hit Spain as the next-to-last country in a 5000-mile hitchhiking jaunt in the summer of 1977. Within 10 minutes of getting dropped off south of the French border, I realized that my two years of Spanish […]

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Spain Tyrannizes Catalan Voters: Democracy Defined Down

Will any police face charges for violence inflicted on Catalonian voters? If not, Spanish “rule of law” is a charade #CatalanReferendum — James Bovard (@JimBovard) October 2, 2017 Will the media downplay Spanish police's #CatalanReferendum attacks as merely a vast number of "extra-judicial beatings"? — James Bovard (@JimBovard) October 2, 2017 The Spanish government's aggression […]

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