In Spain, the price for power? Forgiving separatists.

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Spain’s socialists seem to be ready to form a coalition government after inconclusive elections in July. But to do so, they’ve had to promise to grant amnesty to fugitive Catalan separatists for their attempt to break away from Spain in 2017. The Catalan separatists' party has become king maker, but folks on the right say the deal threatens Spain’s democracy. 

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