Friday, 30 May 2008

Long term resident, by Matthew Tree: If only we knew

It is hard to help noticing that in Spain in general and Catalonia in
particular, the most alarming items of news about violent rightwingers
pass practically unnoticed, allowing the latter to go about their
knifing, shooting and extorting with near perfect impunity - whereas
the raising of a suspected ETA member's little finger, so to speak
(never mind a full-blown maiming or slaughter) will send the media
into paroxysms of gabble for days on end. (Full story in printed