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It does not help recruiting people to the left when you tell people that a left-wing, progressive ideology requires the State to suppress their use of their mother language.

This discussion is still had in Spain, where otherwise sane people will argue Catalan schoolchildren are disadvantaged by a bilingual education.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Apr 11th, 2012 at 04:21:36 AM EST
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I wholeheartedly agree that this is a very politically relevant point in many places, and Spain is surely one such place.

France is not, in my considered opinion.

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by r------ on Wed Apr 11th, 2012 at 04:26:02 AM EST
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