Monthly Archives: October 2017

Separatism in a united Europe

While we have a strive to unite Europe, there are ongoing activities in Catalunya to separate this region from Spain. I have no specific opinion on how well founded this is and what advantages a separation from Spain would have for the Catalans, but I think that each people has the right to self-determination. The problem is that this right is not generally accepted. If we take United Nations, it consists of states, all of those negative to separatist tendencies in their own countries and therefore, in principle, against such…