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mgop
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« on: July 05, 2017, 06:22:51 pm »

it's not 1817. it's 2017. so why is venezuela theme in spanish election?
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mgop
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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2017, 08:28:26 am »

it's not 1817. it's 2017. so why is venezuela theme in spanish election?

It's used to attack Podemos, whose leaders have some ties to Chavez and Maduro's regimes. Nothing illegal, but still enough for attacks from the right.

spanish right obsession with venezuela is really sad.
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2017, 08:30:57 am »

Why are the Spanish government so viscerally opposed to holding a referendum anyway?

I vaguely remember seeing some polling that indicated a narrow lead in favour of staying in Spain - surely if the government sanctioned a referendum, and it failed, that would pretty much kill off the movement, as happened in Quebec.

Also, is there any indication of what demographics tend to support independence more, beyond the urban-rural split? Is it more popular with younger people, working class people?

spanish gov probably know those polling are fake and that vast majority of catalans are for independence, that's why they doesn't approve referendum.
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mgop
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2017, 12:17:17 pm »

14 died, more than 100 injured. why spain?
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« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2017, 06:07:53 am »

who doesn't love good old western double standards. when croatia and other yugoslavian republics wanted independance that was ok, when catalonia want just one fair referendum that's forbidden. kosovo and south sudan can, palestine, kurdistan, srpska, flanders and crimea can't. timor under capitalist indonesia can't but after cold war of course they can...
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« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2017, 05:45:03 am »

spain losing another part of territory. they didn't learn nothing in last 200 years.
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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2018, 12:06:49 pm »

ciudadanos are over. they voted for rajoy and against elections. their politics represent everything wrong with this world and they are typical establishment party.
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