Why Catalonia's Independence Movement Is Far From Dead
Thanks to snap elections this September, Catalonia's drive for independence hasn't dried up.By Sebastian Martinez | January 15, 2015
In the wake of the Scottish referendum last year, Catalonia held its own referendum and overwhelmingly voted for independence from Spain.
Some 80 percent of voters in Catalonia's November referendum voted to break away from Spain, but the central government called the referendum illegal, and only 1.6 million of the 5.4 million eligible voters took part. (Video via RT)
Now Catalonia's president — yes, it has a president — wants to hold a different type of referendum through recognized parliamentary elections in September. (Video via Libertad Digital)