Spain’s hard line on Catalonia is no way to handle a serious secession crisis

Miriam Bak McKenna, Lund University Spain is facing its deepest constitutional crisis since the restoration of democracy in 1977, and

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Have Spain and Catalonia Reached a Point of No Return?

Republished with permission from The Nation The bitter struggle over an independence referendum has pushed the country into a grave

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BOOKS Important Lessons From George Orwell and Winston Churchill for Resisting Authoritarian Rule in Trump’s America

Originally published on ALTERNET Thomas Ricks’ book is the latest offering history’s lessons in our dangerous time. By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet Donald

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