50 euros per month for sleeping on a terrace in Vallecas

The misery reaches the balconies of the neighborhood of Santa Eugenia, in Villa de Vallecas. They are rented to homeless people for 50 euros per month. With the right to kitchen and bathroom but sleeping outdoors in 5 square meters. It is denounced by the parish priest of San Juan…

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The OECD and again the sophisms on pensions

Given the noise generated by the OECD report, I think it might be convenient to remember certain truths and dismantle some fallacies again: Since the mid-eighties the study services of financial institutions, foundations and other interested institutions have been preparing multiple documents and reports in order to demonstrate that the…

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Ideology of the XVIII for the technology of the XXI

Digitization is producing an involution in labor matters that, in the long run, is also negative for innovation itself. It is becoming clear that the business models of these companies are based more on precarization and tax evasion than on technology itself.

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“Being in a job accountable to a boss is freedom?”

Interview with Guy Standing, economist and social analyst, co-founder of the Basic Income World Network and professor at the University of London, where he talks about work, basic income, wealth … “The great irony today is that the socialists, the left, social democracy, communism … everyone wants to have everyone…

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What is the ‘Day of not buying anything’ for?

In more than 65 countries, Spain among them, activities are held at the end of November to celebrate the ‘Day of not buying anything’. It is a day of protest against the unbridled consumerism proposed by Black Friday and the Christmas season

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Regulatory Capture

Economic theory offers a technical name for “clientelist capitalism” or “cronista capitalism”. It is about the Institutional Capture or Regulatory Capture. Regulatory capture processes occur when the regulator does not design a regulation with the objective and effect of increasing efficiency or equity, but to increase the welfare of an…

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Signs of horror

On the night of November 20 to 21, a couple of days ago, hundreds of Francoists, fascists, took their garbage, their being trash, to the street. In Madrid, with torches, they toured the M30 – I cried with this video – singing anthems of horror, full of their hatred preserved…

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