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Iñaki Lopez de Luzuriaga 05-11-2017, ZUZEU Abstract: The “Basque way”, that is the naming chosen to oppose the so-to-say ‘crazy’ path taken by the Catalans, turned the baddies, to make their stand towards independence, as opposed to... the Basques, ironically, the ‘goodies’ now in the Spanish media and government! The phrase is intended to mean bilateral, consensual. This comes at the moment...
Iñaki Galdos Irazabal 17-10-2017, BERRIA Abstract: The author of the article complains about the ”dialect craze” that is taking hold of a lot of Basque media, which means that a lot of announcers and broadcasters are cheekily using their hometown’s Basque dialect instead of using Standard Basque (the one listeners from all of Euskal Herria can understand). Standard Basque went through harsh times...
Ramon Cotarelo 10-10-2017, BERRIA Abstract: Spanish political science professor Ramon Cotarelo has not only bitterly criticized the Spanish government but also all Spanish political parties for their antidemocratic and repressive approach on dealing with the Catalan issue. He shows his pessimism with the turn the issue may take in the future, but he also points that the Spanish government’s rough and repressive attitude...
Xabier Mendiguren Elizegi 10-09-2017, ARGIA Abstract: In this article, Xabier Mendiguren reveals how the transmission of the Basque culture isn’t being appropriately and sufficiently taught within the Basque education system. Whereas in a big portion of the extended Basque Country, schools do teach in Basque, the Basque syllabus isn’t being implemented , and the teaching of Basque culture shows notorious failures. No...
Xabier Arregi 16-09-2017, BERRIA Abstract: The author of this text tells us how the Basque political leaders accept, de facto, the Basque language’s linguistic subjugation. They do not have Basque among their priorities. On one hand, total primacy is given by left-wing Basque nationalism to social matters and to cultural diversity understood by them in a dogmatic way (acculturation of the peoples...
Mikel Urkola Eleizegi 01-09-2016, NAIZ Abstract: In this article, the author denounces the indolence Spanish political party PODEMOS has towards the national reivindications of the peripheral nations of the Spanish State (“social issues” is all they care about), revealing thus it is the Spanish national project that is behind that indolence , which won’t accept any sovereignity other than the Castillian-Spanish one.
Jose Mari Pastor 22-07-2017, BERRIA Abstract: Spain is an informational reference across a lot of Basque mass media, even amongst the nationalist ones. The mind colonization we find ourselves in is so deep, a large number of our everyday references are Spanish.
Xabier Mendiguren Elizegi 26-03-2017, ARGIA Abstract: The grandmother of one of the author’s friends, who was a monolingual Basque-speaker, kept quiet whenever there was a conversion in Spanish going on around her. Let Xabier Mendiguren highlight the following fact in this article: despite the Basque government carrying out an apparent language-normalization work, we Basque-speakers have to shut our mouths in the face...
Iñigo Jaca Arrizabalaga and Xabier Zarandona Zubero (physicians) 10-07-2017, ARGIA Abstract: Let the authors of this work, physicians as they are, explain hereby what paraphasia means: a type of disorder where substitute words that are not truly equivalent are used. Basque nationalism is going through a paraphasic process today: instead of saying “compatriot”, the words “partner” or “friend” are used; “the Basque...