Does the new Catalan premier Quim Torra, with his savagely xenophobic views, truly represent today’s pro-independence movement?
Having done it all my life, I have attained a certain knack of mislaying things
Can the same ethical precept be honest and courageous on the lips of one person, and abject and cowardly on those of another?
Kafka’s vision of the world not only impregnates much of what was written after his time, but also much of what had gone before
In different times and places, two stories (or just the same truth) to restore a little faith in mankind
Few venture to say aloud that they think that the right to vote on Catalan independence is a load of meringue whipped up by the nationalists
Foreigners are often surprised to see how much good cheer there is still on display in Spain
A few words on the reports that would have been...
The joys of aphorisms
The economic crisis threatens to liquidate the best political idea we Europeans have ever had
Many of those who demand a change are playing into the hands of the far right
Overnight, everyone in Catalonia seemed to have turned secessionist; the news media, intellectuals and priests