Catalan Separatist: Swiss Model Alternative to Secession (Vermont Agrees!)

Publisher’s Note: Many of us here in the Green Mountains admire Switzerland’s canton model. Apparently, so do the Catalonian separatists. Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has just been detained in Germany – fascinating BBC news coverage here.   Free Catalonia,… Continue Reading

EU and US Throw Catalonia Under the Bus (SECESSION, NOT AGGRESSION)

Millions of pro-independence Catalans are on their own. Europe turned its back on them, violating fundamental international law, affirming the right of self-determination for all people. Separatist officials blasted EU policy, ignoring the rights of Catalans, silent in the face… Continue Reading

Catalans Choose Independence from Fascist Spain (SECESSION REFERENDUM)

Sunday was a day to remember, a remarkable display of people power, overwhelmingly choosing independence from despotic Madrid governance by a resounding 90% majority – despite state-sponsored violence unleashed against them. Catalonia’s government said “(o)ut of the 2,262,424 ballots that… Continue Reading

Free Catalonia – the October 1, 2017 Referendum (Q AND A)

    Publisher’s Note: As the Spanish government takes increasingly aggressive steps to prevent Catalonia from exercising its right to vote on peaceable secession and sovereignty for its people, the Vermont Independent spoke with Alexia Salva, a Catalan student studying… Continue Reading

YES CALIFORNIA STATEMENT on Catalonia’s October 1 Independence Referendum (PAIN IN SPAIN)

In response to recent events by the Spanish Government to interfere with the upcoming independence referendum scheduled in Catalonia for October 1, 2017, the California Calexit Campaign released the following statement: “Spain as a member of the United Nations and… Continue Reading

Sand, Sun, And Secession: Will Catalonia try to secede from Spain this year? (BBC)

80% of Catalonia voters support nonviolent secession and independence from Spain. If the stand-off between the Spanish state and the north-eastern region of Catalonia has been intense for the past five years, 2017 looks set to be explosive. Catalan leader… Continue Reading