SPANISH RACISM FOCUSES ON THE GYPSIES & THE VASCOS

SPANISH RACISM FOCUSES ON THE GYPSIES & THE VASCOS »

10 Sep, 2021
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Spaniards are most fond of saying that they harbor no racial prejudice whatsoever. That is true in one sense. In another sense what the Spaniards say is not the whole truth in at least two significant cases. The first involves the Basques; the second the gypsies. No “Spaniard” will ever raise a racial issue in discussing the Basques. An yet almost every Basque -- some 2 million of them -- will agree with the publicly repeated proposition of the far-left pro-Basque independence coalition in Spain, Herri Batasuna: “No somos españoles!”

THE BASQUE COUNTRY & THE VASCOS – 2 (The “New Speakers”)

THE BASQUE COUNTRY & THE VASCOS – 2 (The “New Speakers”) »

15 Jul, 2017
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"In the last decades, the strong revitalization efforts of Basque on the Spanish side of the Basque Country has led to a big new population of Basque speakers called ‘new speakers’"