Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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Sociedad Civil Catalana

This is an anti-independence organisation that claims in its name to be "Catalan Civil Society". It was created in 2014 and its leadership is...

Òmnium Cultural

Òmnium was created in 1961 to defend and promote Catalan culture and language at a time when its institutional use was prohibited. Today it...

Catalan National Assembly (ANC)

The ANC is a civil society organisation whose main goal is to promote the independence of Catalonia. It was created in 2011, and has...

Partido Popular (in Catalonia)

The Popular Party is the largest political party in Spain. Outside of the Basque country, Catalonia and Andalucia it is consistently the most voted...

Junts per Catalunya/ PDeCAT

Junts per Catalunya translates as "Together for Catalonia". This is the electoral candidacy that has been created by President Puigdemont to run for the...

Partit dels Socialistes de Catalunya (PSC)

The Catalan socialists have historically been, while CiU was in power, the largest opposition party in Catalonia. Additionally they have been the strongest force...

Ciutadans

Ciutadans is the Catalan branch of Ciudadanos. This is a party which was first launched in Catalonia in 2006 and only later spread to...

CUP

Candidatures d'Unitat Popular. This is a staunchly pro-independence, anti-capitalist, assembly-based formation. La CUP is a grassroots party which entered the Catalan Parliament for the...

Catalunya en Comú-Podem

This is a coalition party which brings together Podem (the Catalan branch of Podemos) and Catalunya en Comú, which is Barcelona mayor Ada Colau's...

Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya

Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) translates as Republican Left of Catalonia. This is the party that governed the regional government during the 1930s under...

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