Un home resa en un oratori islàmic © Eva Parey
Coexistence, yes; mosque…, no?

The opening of an Islamic prayer hall in Carrer del Japó, in the Prosperitat neighbourhood, has been fraught with tension because of the residents’ opposition to this...

Barcelona’s ring roads and some of the major highways connecting with Catalonia’s northern regions come together at the interchange of La Trinitat.
Barcelona, urban borders

There are an infinite number of borders in Barcelona. Social borders, that separate our ways of life and the possibilities they have to offer (the ‘Upper Diagonal’...

Il·lustració. Retrat de Claude Lefort © Guillem Cifré
The legacy of Claude Lefort

Lefort discovered in the foundations of totalitarianism the representation of the people-as-one; he described a regime that tries to deny that division is a...

Il·lustració. Retrat de Roberto Esposito © Guillem Cifré
Roberto Esposito: from the impolitical to the impersonal

According to Esposito, the impolitical implies that there is no other reality than that of power, without this involving either a defence or a condemnation of power,...

Il·lustració. Retrat de Richard Sennett © Guillem Cifré
The individual cornered in the market

In his essays, Richard Sennett considers the ways of life that capitalism is destroying. He looks at the alienating mechanisms of the market, and considers more...

Il·lustració. Mary Robinson i Adela Cortina.© Guillem Cifré
Business and human rights

Multinational enterprises are increasingly aware of the need to respect fundamental rights, and not only for legal and ethical reasons; there are also sound...

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