Category Archives: Beyond Latinx

2015: Catalonia

Before Spain colonized the Western Hemisphere, it fought and colonized various parts of its own country that still maintain a spirit and longing for independence centuries later. Whether it is Catalonia, Galicia, or the Basque country, Spain is by no means a monolithic society. Boaz Vilallonga, a visiting scholar @ New York University, explains the complexities of Catalonia’s independence movement.