The Daily Bell - Catalonia Votes For Independence, Press Lies As Usual. "While the establishment press attempts to hide the secession victory by mentioning that the largest pro-independence party lost parliamentary seats, this, too, was a major victory for independence forces. There is a reason the global elites and politicians are terrified of secession."
ERC, EuiA i la CUP han impulsat una moció de suport a la celebració d'un Referèndum a la Trobada del Fòrum Sao Paulo, la principal trobada de forces d'esquerres llatinoamericanes.
http://www.lithuaniatribune.com/68857/opinion-will-lithuania-become-catalonias-iceland-201468857/ In the democratic European Union, a nation of seven million should not be forced against their will to submit to another one, no matter how close they might be. Lithuanian politicians should recall our past and try to understand the Catalans’ desire for sovereignty rather than maintain the status quo automatically.
Catalonia is a far bigger threat to Europe than Scotland was - marketwatch.com, MATTHEW LYNN, Oct 8, 2014. "The trouble is, the Spanish government has flatly rejected the right of Catalans to choose. The constitutional court has rejected the vote, and it remains to be seen whether it goes ahead. If it does, and Catalans vote yes, it will be hard to resist granting its independence. The days when people were forced to remain in a state against their democratic will are meant to be long behind…
President Mas: "Catalonia has not grown tired of Spain; it has grown tired of the Spanish State." - gencat.cat, 16-09-2014. In the opening speech of the General Policy Debate, the head of the Catalan executive emphasized that the Government’s “commitment to holding the referendum is very firm” and that “voting on November 9 must occur with full democratic guarantees”. Artur Mas underlined the importance of the unified action of political forces in Catalonia in favor of the right to vote.
GMF Blog: Catalonia, Scotland, and Flanders Force Separatism Back on the EU Agenda. The responses from officials in Brussels show that they are determined not to be distracted by this sideshow as they focus on fixing the EU’s financial underpinnings. As much as Catalonia, Scotland, and Flanders might make credible cases for independence, EU legalities might mean that their efforts remain a pipedream.
Aljazeera: Catalonia polls favour nationalist parties - Europe - Al Jazeera English. The vote gives forces favouring Catalan statehood a commanding majority overall in the 135-seat regional parliament.