Ramón Grosfoguel: “Catalans are in a colonial situation”

Ramón Grosfoguel (1956) is a sociologist and an associated professor at the University of Berkeley (California). This Puerto Rican academic is a specialist in decolonisation and racism who knows Catalonia well and visits often. He sympathises with Catalonia’s independence process, perhaps due to his own Catalan heritage: some of his ancestors originally came from the Catalan city of Tarragona. Either way, Grosfoguel follows Catalan politics on a daily basis and is permanently in touch with Catalans.