Tag: Equality

The New European Bauhaus: Beauty & Privilege Win Again?

On 16 September 2020, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, announced the New European Bauhaus (NEB) initiative in her State of the Union address. What does this initiative consist of, and what core values does it

Apples and Oranges – The Need for a New EU Food Policy

The year 2021 began full of hope and expectation, if only because a new year meant we could leave behind one of the most complex years in the history of mankind and finally turn the proverbial page.  However, after almost

Homing in on Housing Desegregation

Case Study 1: Madrid, Spain, January 2021 Amidst the worst snowstorm in a century, with temperatures below –10ºC, thousands of people living in Madrid’s Cañada Real settlement struggled to keep themselves warm in their homes, lacking access to electricity. Cañada

A Letter to a Friend. Should I Give Up My Seat?

“That was mine. And I miss it.” Do you think the fields miss you? “Oh, I know they miss me because I used to talk to them all the time… It sounds silly to another person; like, why are you