Jordi Martí Monllau (Tortosa, 1967) is no doubt one of the thinkers who has come up with the clearest thought on the Catalan nation and its language. Philosopher and linguist, collaborator in the digital journal NÚVOL, his writings clearly reflect his profound intellectual commitment to his nation. He attributes great importance to nation-making, to the consolidation of the nation,...
In this article, Pako Aristi underlines the process of Spanish assimilation affecting the Southern Basque Country. Linguistic, cultural and political assimilation, which he explains with some very significant everyday examples.
Elections have recently been held in the Spanish State. The PNV, the hegemonic party in the Western Basque Country, has lost many votes in these elections. Those votes were borrowed votes, coming from the Spanish parties, which it had won when it renounced sovereignism after the time of the Basque president Ibarretxe. Now those borrowed votes have...
In this article, Mr. Dionisio Amundarain laments the fact that the next Spanish elections, to be held on 23 July, are interpreted by many people in the Basque Country on a Spanish rather than a Basque national level.
He also regrets that the two main Basque nationalist parties, EAJ/PNV and EH BILDU, do not collaborate more actively with each...