Such a serious situation in Spain at the moment.
Spain as we know it has only really exsisted since 1974. Just 43 years and now it faces instability and police ( and not the police from the region- police shipped in from outside the region) firing on its own people.
The central spanish government are on a hiding to nothing from here on in.
How much damage will it cause to a country still struggling with high unemployment, low growth and debt repayment?
So today we see a couple of political theories being put into sharp practice.
Politics as violence
The legitimste use of force by a central government against its citizens.
I wonder how much more pressure from, the Catalonia country trying to become the country of Catalonia, can the central spanish government can stand?.