Scotland: a victory for the democratic option by Víctor Terradellas

On 10th January 2012, the First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond announced that a referendum on Scottish independence was to be held on September 18th 2014. In keeping with the January 2012+

The EU: better reformed than sorry by Laura Pous

UKIP, an openly anti-EU party that advocates Britain’s departure from the European Union, won the European elections in Britain in May. They secured 24 seats in Strasbourg, with some 4.3 million votes. +

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s Putin by Nico Valle

The war in Ukraine has shown that Russia still has the ability to cripple the West’s backbone. One may laugh at the absurd images of Russian propaganda, bent on presenting Putin as Superman, as a taekwondo +

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Issue 18 • Autumn 2014


Contents

Positive & Negative

Hong Kong, the Umbrella Revolution
Sarajevo in Kurdistan

To Our Readers

Scotland: a victory for the democratic option by Víctor Terradellas

Europe

Merkel is not the problem! by Adam Casals
The EU: better reformed than sorry by Laura Pous

Business, Law & Economics

Credit, bubbles and economic models by Jaume Ventura

The Americas - Africa

US foreign policy towards Africa: time for change? by Laia Tarragona

A Snapshot

A ‘V’ in Barcelona: 2.2 million people claiming for democracy

Interview

Desmond Tutu by Francesc de Dalmases

Opinion

Catalonia, Southern Europe’s economic engine by Felip Puig
Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s Putin by Nico Valle
Where is the Kantian peace? by Helena Vicente
International strategic action from the local world by Joan Carles Garcia

Barcelona Echoes

Barcelona by sea and air by Elisabeth McWilliams
Universal Catalans Pau Casals

A Poem

Unity by Pere Gimferrer

A Short Story from History

The Dalmases Embassy and the Case of the Catalans (IV)

The Artist

Agustí Puig