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    The UK EU referendum: a lost opportunity

    The British people voted in a historic referendum to leave the European Union. And, in doing so, they rejected the advice of the mainstream political parties in Westminster, the EU leaders and the EU institutions, the International Monetary Fund, the [...]
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    Are we designing the future well?

    There is a broad consensus in the European business environment that the future of the economy and social progress depend on both public and private investment in research and innovation (R&I). Business leaders have stated that the digital revolution will [...]
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The (new) idea of Europe: Glocal Europe

18th junio 2016

When the Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan first coined the phrase Global Village in 1961 little would he have imagined he was foreshadowing such a concept as globalization, which was to change the whole world. When […]

A Short Story from History

Universal Catalans

Josep Ferrater Mora

18th junio 2016

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death of Josep Ferrater Mora, arguably the most important Catalan philosopher of the twentieth century and one of the most remarkable intellectuals to have lived in exile. […]

Universal Catalans

Enric Granados

20th marzo 2016

Enric Granados was a famous composer and pianist who was born in the Catalan city of Lleida. He never broke his bond with Catalonia. Even when he lived in Paris he always reserved the month […]

Dossier: 700th anniversary of the most Universal Catalan

Manel Esclusa. Skin and Shadow

The Artist
18th junio 2016
‘Manel Esclusa puts an end to intrigue and instead fixes moments with a blast of beauty. The effect does not call for indifference, instead it sincerely calls us to follow him in all manner of [...]
A Poem

Tender is the night / Tendra és la nit

18th junio 2016

No rich people at night! No crows at night! Nightingales have the night Only hunting at night! No carrion at night! Banks are closed at night! We all come from the night! We all go […]






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