Bella Caledonia: The extremism at the heart of the Spanish national project

The sentences issued by the Constitutional Court in Madrid today were surprising even to close observers of the Spanish justice system. Yet the writing has been on this particular courtroom wall for a long time. The Spanish state has engineered a crisis in Catalonia for its own political capital, and it has rallied right wing forces inside and outside the state to do so.

The verdicts were timed deliberately to be announced on the same day in 1940 that the Franco regime condemned the President of Catalonia, Lluis Companys to death.

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