Eight billion

In 1987, the Generalitat launched the campaign We are 6 million, which in one of the advertisements said “… and to govern ourselves and help us progress we all have the Generalitat”. No one will campaign We are eight billion. Who should do it? The UN, what is it that tells us? On November 15,

A few weeks ago, the State government approved the processing of the draft law on transparency and integrity in the activities of interest groups. If you have come to read the first two lines of this article, I encourage you to continue to try to find out what is hidden behind that baroque statement. What

“Bajo las once plantas del que fuera el edificio industrial más alto de Europa a principios del siglo XX, cerca de un millar de estudiantes diseñan el futuro de Siemensstadt, uno de los once barrios industriales que mutaran en distritos digitales para revolucionar la geografía de Berlín. El denominado proyecto Zukunftsorte tejerá una red de

A bad day

Faced with my existential sadness without serious and objective problems, my psychologist made it very clear to me that we all have the right to be unwell, to have a bad time and even to complain without feeling ashamed because others do have real problems. Next, it is necessary to get to work to identify

Writing about the reasons why the sewers spill into the sea when it rains in Badalona is like writing about going back to school, going back to work after the holidays, metro pickpockets or airport strikes. I mean that it is a classic, recurrent, and to a certain extent a tired and useless exercise that

Holding wick

Allow me an article that will not give away any ears. I’m worried. I would even say that I am angry. It is clear that these feelings do not come to me every day or permanently. They are a residue, a drop –Malaysian– that is making a hole and that, despite the fact that it


In The Man in Revolt, Albert Camus explains to us that the real revolt consists in saying no. One who does not deny, but who does not renounce. One who does not set limits and says “up to here yes, but beyond that no”. To be silent is to allow one to believe that nothing

Amb motiu de la recent designació de Badalona com a seu de la Copa del Rei de Bàsquet 2023 Restarting Badalona promou el debat sobre oportunitats i reptes que suposen per a una ciutat acollir esdeveniments multitudinaris Els exemples de Barcelona que celebrarà la Copa Amèrica de Vela, del Mobile World Congress i de Fira

Badalona is Cup!

In February 2023 Badalona will host a top-level sporting event. The top 8 teams in the ACB basketball league, accompanied by their respective fans, will play a four-day playoff game that will end with a Cup champion. Those of us who have had the good fortune and privilege to experience one can be sure that

With intent to offend

“It is part of a good education to know when it is necessary to be rude.” Joan Fuster says so in her recently reissued book of Advice, proverbs and insolence. Aphorisms, at least the good ones, are not more or less funny occurrences like a tweet. They are, according to Jordi Muñoz in the prologue