Il·lustració. © Maria Contreras Coll
The city of careThe ethics of care

Everyone has the right to be cared for and everyone has a duty to care. Care has become a basic need that must be covered not just by the family, but also by public...

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...

Un agent de la Guàrdia Urbana aplaudeix els paradistes del Mercat d’Hostafrancs, que també li estan fent un reconeixement. © Ajuntament de Barcelona / Isaac Planella
How can we deal with a complex emergency?

The health and social emergency triggered by the COVID-19 crisis has represented a major challenge for municipal government administration in Barcelona. The City...

Retrat de Patrick Radden Keefe. © Mariona Gil Sala
Portraying the world before changing it

Patrick Radden Keefe believes in the journalism that tirelessly seeks the truth to dig deeper and make information the first step in transforming the world. In a...

© Ajuntament de Barcelona / Martí Petit
The biggest challenge

When the pandemic broke out, the municipal government administration became mindful of the complexity of the emergency and took on a two-fold challenge: keep all...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesThe mystical-esoteric nebula: between neoliberalism and self-help culture

Popular culture is overflowing with discourses with religious undercurrents, such as mindfulness or new-age products, which promise to make us more productive,...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesHow spirituality became intertwined with health

While medieval theologies considered body torture as an optimal means for spiritual growth, today contemporary spirituality has progressively incorporated values such...

Il·lustració. © Sandra Rilova
New spiritualtiesJosep Maria Esquirol’s combative spirituality

Josep Maria Esquirol’s philosophy of proximity is based on the description of the constitutive experiences of the human condition and gives us an...

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