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The path to the investiture today has an unavoidable appointment: to know what Puigdemont is asking for in exchange for his (essential) support. He will say it in Brussels, where Yolanda Díaz has gone. The path is smoothed.
The former president will set today the conditions for Junts to negotiate an investiture as president of the Spanish Government. He will do it in the European Parliament. Also with the presence of ERC. They are keys. And amnesty and self-determination are expected to be protagonists.
Yolanda Díaz, leader of Sumar and acting vice president of the Sánchez Executive, confirmed Junts' support yesterday in a meeting with Puigdemont in Brussels. Moncloa denies that it was in her name or that of the PSOE.
Pedro Sánchez, furthermore, promises "ambition and audacity"... "He already foresees a long legislature to solve the crisis with Catalonia" is summarized more directly after his words also yesterday to open the political course. Some socialists join the criticism of PP and Vox.
Toledo is the epicenter of the drama of the storm experienced in the last hours by adding three deaths of the five that were registered in 72 hours due to the heavy rain and wind. It is time to learn from a storm that subsides but leaves the transport collapse.
Red numbers. Since 2010 there has been a drop in the birth rate that now empties the classrooms, which is very noticeable these days in infants and primary schools, even in densely populated regions with immigration. Long-term problem, but better quality in the short term?
The other war. The war in Ukraine has revolved for weeks on the so-called Kyiv "counteroffensive" to expel the Russians and now Zelensky dismisses the Defense Minister. He proposes to a Crimean Tatar. He has to read between the lines.
Brics: all that glitters is not gold... After announcing recently that the Brics group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) was expanding in front of the great Western powers, Xi will not go to the G-20 in New Delhi . Dissensions between Brics?
Adriano Galante, musician and composer. "Castilian, in music, sounds more colonial than English, it's like percussion." read it here
One of the largest studies in the world on the evolution of long-term persistent covid has been carried out here, at the Can Ruti hospital in Badalona, and it concludes that only a minority of people are cured. It should be taken into account. Here are your symptoms.
The 80th edition of the Mostra de Venecia is one of those festivals that lead many to write down what to see in advance. It is striking, therefore, how he rehabilitates Woody Allen and applauds him as it had been years since he had gone through Stroke of Luck.
AI, the new political challenge. With artificial intelligence, it is assumed that misinformation will be easier to produce, another thing is that it matters so much, since it was not born with it. Will it end up being relevant in every election? It is debated without clear conclusions.
Joseph Halevi Horowitz Weiler, jurist, political scientist and theologian. “To impose religion is to violate it”. Read it here.