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Jose Mari Esparza Zabalegi 2021-05-19, BERRIA. Abstract: An unpublished chapter in our history has recently come to light: during the First Carlist War (1833-1840), the mythical Basque general Zumalakarregi proposed a Basque Federal Republic for the four southern territories of Euskal Herria (the Basque Country). The project of an independent Basque state south of the Pyrenees is cited in a document from...
Igor Odriozola 2021-05-12, ZUZEU Abstract: Monolingual Spanish-speakers in the Southern Basque Country often accuse us Basque speakers of it being our fault that the Basque language is not spoken more widely. They tell us that Basque speakers do not use the language enough. However, this article denounces that it is the monolingual Spanish speakers who prevent us from using the Basque language...

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Surflari ernegatua 2021-05-3, GARA. Abstract: The author of this article regrets the great information coverage that some Basque national media outlets give to Basque surfers who represent the sports teams of Spain or France. In his opinion, only Basque surfers who refuse to join these foreign teams, and who decide to compete with the Euskal Herria team, should be the subject of...
Pako Aristi 2021-04-4, BERRIA. Abstract: The Basque writer Pako Aristi in this article denounces the Spanish cultural colonisation suffered by the Basques, which also extends to the musical world: it is increasingly common in the bars of our towns to hear Spanish music. Furthermore, it seems as if the owners of those bars are ashamed of playing Basque music, another symptom of...
Joxemi Campillo 2021-03-13, BERRIA. Abstract: The author, a former activist of the movement in favour of the Basque language "Euskal Herrian Euskaraz", in this article regrets the evolution that this popular movement has undergone, in his opinion. He accuses the movement for the language of lack of aptitude for the ideological struggle, of demobilization, of scant presence in the street, of abandoning...
Karmelo Landa 2021-02-14, ARGIA. Abstract: This article by Karmelo Landa emphasizes that we the Basques have benefited from outstanding homebuilders and nation builders, intellectuals who laid out the scientific and theoretical grounds for the Basque nation. Koldo Mitxelena, Txillardegi, Joxe Azurmendi or Gabriel Aresti shine among them, pioneers whose achievements made an impact, providing us with a finished scientific and academic, ethic...
Pako Sudupe 2021-2-12,  BERRIA. Abstract: In this article, the writer Pako Sudupe brings up Telesforo Monzon’s three main concerns on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of his decease. Territoriality of the Basque Country is one of them, from the river Adour to the Ebro, making up a sole nation formed by the Western Basque Country, Navarre and the North Basque Country. Monzon...
Arantxa Urbe 2021-01-2, GARA. Abstract: Every now and then the press in the Peninsular Basque Country comes up with recurrent debates over the state-run education (“public”) and the own Basque language school network emerged during Franco’s dictatorial regime, pivoting on Basque language and culture. Supporters of state-run education claim that the ikastola network does not make any sense nowadays, since all state-run...
Iñigo Santxo and Martxel Toledo 2021-01-5, BERRIA. Abstract: The petition to obtain the officialty of the Basque football team and compete in the international arena and its tournaments has been overdue for years. It should be noted that the Basque team was born in 1930, holding a large number of matches internationally thereafter. Following Franco’s dictatorial regime, the Basque team played again...
Anjeles Iztueta 2020-11-29, BERRIA. Abstract: The autor of this article, Anjeles Iztueta, reflects on the closure of the Basque-language daily EUSKALDUNON EGUNKARIA, in 2003, ordered by a Spanish judge under the accusation of it being an instrument of ETA. Iztueta recalls the massive demonstration in Donostia-San Sebastián in protest at the closure of the newspaper, and the torture reported by some of...