Originally published at bretthetherington.blogspot.com
Here’s Yanis’ full statement:
The EU’s response to the crisis in Catalonia has been (it intervened in the ‘internal affairs’ of Greece, Ireland, Italy etc.) and (by hiding behind the claim that it is a union of states, it motivates Catalan statehood).
Moreover, the EU has been responsible for stoking the discontent that led to the current crisis in Catalonia – through austerity and large bankers’ bailouts. The time has come to Europeanise the solution to a problem that is European in both its nature and causes.”
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