Spain will pay households from 460 to 1,015 euros as part of their targeted basic income. Catalonia has asked to manage it – otherwise, they say, it could create inequality when running in alongside its Catalan equivalent
"Today is a historic day for our democracy. For me it is a honor, as vice president of social affairs, to announce today a new social right in Spain is born: a vital minimum income." Pablo Iglesias, Spanish second vice president.
Nissan will close its plants in Catalonia, citing low competitiveness. Its workers, who think the factories will be shut by December this year, participated in protests that saw tires burnt and some of Barcelona’s main road exits cut off