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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,...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careFrom the superblock to the Vila Veïna: towards a social city model

The Vila Veïna municipal initiative was created with a view to building environments where care takes place as part of a community, rather than individually. Vila...

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
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. © 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...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyMoving towards a city that cares for us

The health crisis brought on by the pandemic, with the extreme experience of lockdown, has made us see that human habitability is not resolved within the limits of...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
A special gift

Mum is turning sixty-five and I must give her a special gift. I start feeling the pressure the day my granny calls me from the village to remind me – she’s ninety-...

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