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Ultra-conservatives will always do what their natures demand.
Given any opportunity, they strangle democracy while at the same time claiming that it is democracy that they want to breathe life into.
The horrifying repression in Catalonia is an extreme illustration of this and makes a perfect example of right wing crimes against humanity but it is certainly not the only current case of the most privileged in society making sure they stay in complete control.
Over the border in France, President Emmanuel Macron (the man whose election held off a far-right National Front brought down his first budget.
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