Barcelona

When Activists Take Over City Hall: The Case of Barcelona, Spain

When Activists Take Over City Hall: The Case of Barcelona, Spain

December 17, 2018

Ada Colau, who had been a long-time housing activist, won the Mayoral election of Barcelona in 2015 and a tough battle against long-entrenched forces, but is managing to gradually transform the city. Paul Jay talks to her about her experience

As Europe Goes Right, Some Cities Take a Different Path

August 12, 2018

At the Fearless Cities Conference, Barcelona en Comú’s Gala Pin says cities are the future of democratic governance

Can the Spain-Catalan Crisis Be Resolved?

October 4, 2017

The only way to diffuse the situation would be for Madrid and Catalonia to sit down and discuss a serious reform of Spain’s constitution–but current Spanish leadership is unlikely to take that step, says Oberlin professor Sebastian Faber

"The World According to Monsanto"

May 26, 2013
In more than 400 cities protestors call for a ban on GMO food