The day after the incredible events of the Catalan referendum, and the day of a general strike called to challenge the Spanish state’s violence, David Whyte asks Mireia Vehí, Member of the Catalan Parliament for the CUP (The Popular Unity Candidacy) about the strategy of the left independence movement.

The  CUP is the largest anti-capitalist and socialist party in Catalonia and has a total of 14 Mayors in town councils and 10 members of the  Catalonian parliament.

Last year, the CUP forced the ruling centrist  coalition in the Catalonia government to agree to a referendum in exchange for  approval of the budget in parliament.

Interview for Bella Caledonia with Mireia Vehí


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