Barcelona Metròpolis 123 - Bretxes digitals
Digital dividesThe FinTech gap is not a “senior citizen” issue

Senior citizens are among the groups most affected by unequal access to and use of digital financial and banking tools, but they are not the only one. Basic...

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Digital dividesIt’s not a divide, it’s a chasm

Fulfilling fundamental rights such as employment, training, health and citizen participation calls for access to a high-speed connection and advanced digital...

Retrat de Bruce Katz. © Marc Javierre
Bruce Katz. Networked cities and urban leadership in the face of global challenges

Bruce Katz defines himself as an interdisciplinary urban planner, and is a great advocate of cities’ problem-solving capacity in the face of today’s global challenges...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careThe ethics and economics of care

Increases in life expectancy, changes in reproductive trends and the evolution of the family structure have intensified demand for care here in Catalonia, and a...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careWhy our model of care for dependent people needs to change

There are long-standing deficiencies in care for dependent people, and the pandemic has only made them worse. Given the public system’s shortcomings, the most common...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careThe social economy: a tool for transformation

The social economy is made up of organisations whose economic and business activity puts people and purpose before capital. This system materialises as democratic,...

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The city of careReflections on Care and Social Justice

Care is a relational practice that involves those who give it and those who receive it and includes both the right to be cared for and the right to care. As work on...

Il·lustració © Margarita Castaño
The city of careCare and the post-pandemic economy

The two latest crises of capitalism – that of 2008 and the Covid-19 crisis – have highlighted the importance of care and the urgent need to transform the economic...

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