Conversation with Catalan Protesters

Originally Published in The Local- Spain

The violence begins at night. Cars burn and windows break and rubber bullets rickshaw off stone streets to mar Barcelona residents, squeezing tired bodies through narrow streets towards home- the usual way is closed off by police or protesters or both.

Who is causing the violence?

There are different reports and different witnesses who will tell you different things- because there is no one group behind the violence. There is no one incident of…