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TIDBIT: RT REPORTING CATALONIAN CALLS FOR SECESSION IN SPAIN

RT is reporting that in Spain, over a million protestors are demanding independence for that province from Madrid, as protestors crowd into Barcelona:

Over a million protesters demand Catalonian independence (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

This disturbs me folks, for a member of this website and personal friend of mine lives in this region of Spain, and she recently told me of the unrest there over the economic situation. We’d do well to remember a little modern Spanish history here very briefly. After the Spanish-American war of 1898, social and economic tensions in Spain increased, particularly in the Basque and Catalonian regions. By 1902 Alfonse XIII had taken the government and though he managed to keep Spain out of World War I, the socio-economic tensions only increased after the war, to the point that he supported a military coup by General de Rivera. De Rivera, in his turn, abolished the 1876 constitution and ruled dictatorially from 1923 to 1930, managing, for a while, to bury those tensions, until by 1931, in the midst of the Depression, student and military revolts broke out into the open once again as the economic crisis deepened. The crisis forced the abdication of Alfonse XIII in the same year. For a brief period from 1931 to 1936 and the outbreak of the Spanish civil war, the Second Spanish Republic was proclaimed under the liberal conservative Niceto Alcala Zamora y Torres, but the economic situation had badly factionalized Spanish society into fascist Falangists, monarchists, liberals, communists and so on. It took, of course, General Franco – with considerable outside help from Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany – to restore order and prevent the secessionist movements of the day… well… you get the picture. Then, as now, no one seems to be talking about the real culprits…the banksters willing to loan money at interest to spendthrift governments (who tolerate the central bank monopoly idea to begin with)…It was that bankster-driven depression of 1929-31 that brought about the first crisis in modern world history, a crisis that eventually reached out and engulfed Spain.

See you on the flip side…

 TIDBIT: RT REPORTING CATALONIAN CALLS FOR SECESSION IN SPAIN Joseph P. Farrell (2204 Posts)

Joseph P. Farrell has a doctorate in patristics from the University of Oxford, and pursues research in physics, alternative history and science, and "strange stuff". His book The Giza DeathStar, for which the Giza Community is named, was published in the spring of 2002, and was his first venture into "alternative history and science".

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15 Responses to TIDBIT: RT REPORTING CATALONIAN CALLS FOR SECESSION IN SPAIN

  1. I live near Barcelona and the Situation concerns me deeply. The call for separation at this very moment is mend to further increase the tensions between the central government and the monarch on one side and the autonomic regions like cataluna on the other side. It might as well end up in another military coup (there where already some serious signs from the army´s side)……

  2. This is my 3rd attempt.
    Each rewrite tries a different approach.
    The Spaniards should weed out the Bansyer’s privatized banking system that benefits the less than 1% and replace it with a Public Banking system that benefits a 100% of the people. Spain should lead the world community tpoward a Public Banking System along the lines tha Ellen Brown speakd of a her Public Banking Institue site>

    • the rain falls mainly on the plain…..heathens always can be counted on following there bellys.

      living on meatball does insane thoughts to the dis connected ….lets do the time warp again.

    • Let usNOt, jede

      Iszatso Robert.
      You must be one of the good guys
      …hhmm…..I’ll think on that.
      Too many are just waiting to get knocked off the fence