Barcelona Metròpolis 123 - Bretxes digitals
Tropical nights, torrid nights, a new climate risk

One of the indicators of climate change is the rise in temperature, which increases the risk of mortality in the elderly or those suffering from chronic...

Taula amb un fonendoscopi i un aparell per mesurar la pressió. © Carlota Serarols
Health beyond Covid-19

Covid-19 has posed a huge challenge for all public health services and has had an unequal impact on the population of Barcelona, depending on age, neighbourhood and...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violenceThe Pablo Hasél ruckus

Certain collective actions carried out in the streets and squares of our cities are expressions of defiance that can take the conflictive nature, by definition, of...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violenceBehind Barcelona’s barricades

Does the burning of rubbish bins as a form of protest on the streets of Barcelona correspond to flames of social revolt that evoke the spirit of the Rose of Fire? Or...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violenceChanges and trends in the perception of security

Conflict is inherent to life in society, and the pursuit of security in coexistence is a universal need. Zero risk is impossible. The causes of conflict evolve and,...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violenceViolence, amidst noise and silence

We cannot discuss the violence of young people without considering the position or the discourses on the basis of which they have previously felt violated. Violence...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violenceA security model that builds trust

Does the paradigm of traditional security, with territorial integrity, national sovereignty and public order as assets to be protected, suffice to tackle emerging...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Urban violenceRecognising and managing conflicts

In recent years, we have witnessed the emergence of new forms of protest that have often spiralled into street violence. They are different types of outbursts that...

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