As tensions escalate in Spain, Catalan Separatists are potentially about to do some real damage and hit Madrid where it really hurts. In a tweeted message to their 270,000 followers, Assemblea Nacional urged supporters to pull cash from CaixaBank and Banco Sabadell branches between 8 am and 9am Friday to protest at their decision to shift their legal domiciles out of the region… Civil society organizations in Catalonia call for a mass withdrawal of money from bank ATMs on Friday at 8am in

order to pressure the Spanish government. Organizers don’t specify how much money should be taken out nor what to do with it. The action targets the five main banks in Catalonia: Caixa Bank, Sabadell, Bankia, BBVA and Santander. Organizers call on clients of Caixa Bank and Sabadell to show their disagreement with the banks’ recent decision to move their headquarters out of Catalonia due to the escalating political crisis between governments in Barcelona and Madrid. READ MORE