The Illegal Vote & Catalan Independence
11.13.2017 - By Just Sow
On October 1st, Catalonia took the world by surprise by conducting an illegal vote on the question of independence from Spain. In response, Spanish police raided polling stations, fired rubber bullets, and injured more than 800 people.
To understand this surprising new chapter in a long and historic conflict between Catalonia and Spain, we invited Dr. Sandie Holguin, a modern Spanish historian, to explain the chaotic circumstances surrounding this secret vote and the political uncertainty ahead. Special Guest: Dr. Sandie Holguin.