Tagged By Democracy

Catastrophic Event

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As we approach the centenary of the Republic’s Proclamation in a state of economic chaos and democratic underdevelopment will we be remembered for our failures rather than our resolution? On the face of what we…

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Where are the ‘indignados’ going?

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Translation of an article by Manuel Castells, originally published in La Vanguardia, 21st January 2012. The indignados movement that burst forth in 2011 in Spain, Europe and the United States is a breath of fresh air in…

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Take Europe Back!

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There was no need for Mario Draghi’s words to understand that the crisis has already reached an irreversible threshold in Europe. A crisis of “systemic dimensions” was what Jean-Claude Trichet said a couple of months…

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Mariano’s Trench

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A loose translation: Aggressive Begging for Change. This past month has been demonstrating the various ways in which the different nationalities of the world make clear their personal innate characteristics through their response to the…

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