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Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

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News & Politics

Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day.

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Explainer 27: Why Catalonia wants to be independent

August 3rd, 2016

Episode 180 of 217 episodes

As with any separatist movement, good old-fashioned sentimental nationalism is essential and Catalonian separatists have an abundance of material on this front: a different language, a distinct culture and a divergent political tradition.

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