Author Archive for Jorge Gaupp-Berghausen

Ocho interpretaciones sociales de la crisis en España (2)

March 16, 2013
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Ocho interpretaciones sociales de la crisis en España (2)

La crisis económica española que muchos pensaron pasajera se vuelve interminable. En un intento desesperado por comprender qué ha ocurrido y qué cabe esperar del futuro próximo, prácticamente todo el mundo tiene un relato que da sentido a la situación actual.
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Eight ways to read the Spanish Crisis (part 2)

March 15, 2013
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Eight ways to read the Spanish Crisis (part 2)

The economic crisis in Spain, which many thought short-lived, appears to have no end in sight. In a desperate attempt to understand what has happened and what the near future may bring, almost everyone has adopted a narrative that helps explain the situation and charts some way forward.
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Ocho interpretaciones sociales de la crisis en España (1)

January 4, 2013
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Ocho interpretaciones sociales de la crisis en España (1)

Parte primera: los relatos en declive (Version in English.) La crisis económica que muchos pensaron pasajera se vuelve interminable. Algunos aún se aferran al recuerdo de las últimas crisis españolas y confían en que queda poco para salir. Otros ven el camino de Grecia, o incluso el de otros países del sur que sufrieron...
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Eight ways to read the Spanish crisis (part 1)

January 4, 2013
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Eight ways to read the Spanish crisis (part 1)

The economic crisis in Spain, which many thought short-lived, appears to have no end in sight. Everyone has a story—a narrative of the crisis that points to some responsible party, and claims to know whose feet should be held to the fire to begin finding some solutions.
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Spanish Revolution 2.0: Yes, there are alternatives

September 9, 2012
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Spanish Revolution 2.0: Yes, there are alternatives

Spain is among the countries hardest hit by the economic meltdown. But, much like in 1936, it is also Spain that is seeing some of the most inspiring reactions to the crisis. Amidst the ruins, revolutionary initiatives flourish: new and not-so-new forms of economic and political organization. Jorge Gaupp, who has been involved with...
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La crisis española: Sí que hay alternativas

September 9, 2012
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La crisis española: Sí que hay alternativas

(English version.) Para Antonio Gamsci,  la crisis sistémica —orgánica, que decía él— consistía en “el hecho de que lo viejo no acaba de morir y lo nuevo no puede nacer”.(1) Sobre qué ocurre con “lo viejo” leemos algo en el periódico cada mañana y hablamos de ello con nuestros congéneres. Conversaciones que, en España,...
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