Mourning and wise actions following the Charlie Hebdo massacre
by Víctor Terradellas

he brutal attack against Charlie Hebdo magazine and the constant stream of horrific images which the Islamic State regularly posts on social networks do little to encourage a serious, measured debate addressing a phenomenon +

Reflections on Catalonia
by Ian Duncan

On the morning of 9th November I found myself in Vila de Gràcia in downtown Barcelona. It isn’t on any tourist route. It’s quite a plain building, and yet I was there early. So were a great many others. +

Hurry up, Europe!
by Albert Farré

Angela Merkel, one of the most influential individuals on the European political scene, never misses an opportunity to repeat that while the European Union accounts for 50% +

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Issue 19 • Winter 2015


Contents

Positive & Negative

Synthetic Biology - The war in Ukraine

To Our Readers

Mourning and wise actions following the Charlie Hebdo massacre by Víctor Terradellas

Europe

Reflections on Catalonia by Ian Duncan
Would Kennedy say ‘I am a Catalan’ today? by Otto Ozols
Towards a new Catalan party system by Enriqueta Aragonès
Hurry up, Europe! by Albert Farré
The EU’s global credibility is decided in Ukraine by Carme Colomina
Bosnia at the crossroads by Elena López Werner

Asia

Hong Kong: one country, two systems separated by a border by Manel Ollé

Africa

Long live Tunisia by Tayssir Azouz
Africa, terrorism and ebola: the wrong equation by Gemma Parellada

Green Debate

Catalonia readies for a world of scarce resources by Jordi Oliver-Solà and Arnau Queralt

Opinion

Sexual violence in armed conflict by Eulàlia Pascual
Catalonia: the capital of mobile technology and telecommunications by Felip Puig
International and transnational networks by Joan Carles Garcia
Light shed on Ebola by Mònica Botta

Barcelona Echoes

Prototyping Barcelona by Elisabeth McWilliams

Universal Catalans

Antoni Badia i Margarit

A Poem

Desire by Montserrat Abelló

A Short Story from History

Barcelona 1936: the Games that never took place

The Artist

Narcís Comadira