Today, the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine leaders of the Catalonian independence movement to multiple years in prison on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds. Common Weal has been following the case closely and is appalled by the flagrant contempt of democracy and democratic thought shown by the Spanish Government.
Crossing A Low Bar
Politics is a game of competition. Of standing out above the crowd and above those who would be your opposition. Of being better than anyone else who would vie for the support of those who would place you and not the other into power.
Craig Berry: I voted No in 2014 - this is what moved me to Yes
Craig Berry, electrical engineer and writer on energy and technology, says it was convincing arguments that changed his mind on independence, not simply the changing conditions of UK politics
IN 2014 I voted No. It's not something I've particularly tried to hide, but it is something which I feel was a mistake. It's important to understand that it wasn't political conditions that convinced me to support independence; it was something far more effective.