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QUEBEC’S LINGUISTIC MODEL – AN ANALYSIS

In the process of recovering and normalizing our own language, we Basques should look at certain models: that of Flanders, for example, where Flemish nationalists managed to reverse the hegemony…

THE CURRENT SITUATION OF THE SARDINIAN LANGUAGE

GIOVANNI STRINNA Philologist. The Sardinian language is the closest to vulgar Latin. It preserves a rich pre-Latin substratum, which bears some resemblance to Basque (as Juan Martin Elexpuru has highlighted)….

THE OCCITAN LANGUAGE TODAY

ERIC ROULET Occitan Teacher. Occitania is the biggest nation without a state in Europe is. It is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea in most of what…

WALES, INDEPENDENTISM ON THE MARCH

There is no doubt that Brexit has shaken the political unity of the United Kingdom, since the four nations that constitute it voted unequally in the Brexit referendum: England was…

DARK OMENS FOR THE GALICIAN LANGUAGE: SOCIOLINGUISTIC SURVEY OF 2019

It was an open secret that the social use of the Galician language has dropped significantly in the last 30 years. The associations in favor of the language warned that…

DIONISIO AMUNDARAIN, A COLOSSUS OF BASQUE ACTIVISM: “MUNILLA’S DESIGNATION [AS A BISHOP] WAS A MOVE UNDERTAKEN BY ROUCO VARELA TO GIVE BASQUE CHURCH A SPANISH CHARACTER”

Mr. Dionisio Amundarain’s life (Itsasondo, 1930) revolves around two axes, Basque activism and Christian faith, engaging in prolific and substantial work, often combining both, for example as the team director…

FAROE ISLANDS: THE NEW CONSTITUTION IS DELAYED

Recently elections have been held in the Faroe Islands, and the balance between unionists and independentists has been maintained. The independence party FOLKÁ FLOKKURIN was the victor (8 seats in…

THE IKASTOLAS SHAKE THE JACOBIN FRENCH EDUCATION SYSTEM

NOTE TO OUR INTERNATIONAL READERS: The Northern Basque Country (Labourd, Lower Navarre and Soule) is the part of the Basque Country under French domination; It represents 15% of the surface…

SCOTLAND, WAITING FOR A SECOND CHANCE

ROBIN McALPINE Director of “COMMON WEAL” Five years have gone since the self-determination referendum of Scotland, lost by pro-independence advocates only by a narrow margin. However, Brexit has offered a…

FLEMISH INDEPENDENTISM RISES

The elections to the Flanders Parliament were held on May 26th, together with the elections to the EU. The results showed an increase for the Flemish independence parties: for the…