Classic nimbyism, enabled by Spain’s lack of effective central government: Castilla y León has lots of wolves, but other communities which, according to ecologists, should in historical and biological terms have some, don’t want to take the overproduction. So they’re being shot. I don’t suppose we could airlift them to the outskirts of Reykjavik.
- Recentralising Spain’s health care system
The gov that dares not speak its name.
- Duck hunting in the nature reserve on the Llobregat
It’s no longer a swinging safari now the nature-lovers have got guns too.
- Crap maps
If you’ve read Edward Tufte’s stuff, you’ll know that the Japanese used to be good at cartography. So were the British,
- Incompatibility of science and corrupt society
This lovely story of a Castilla y León government tender for a small investigative boat which already included the name of
Bit of fratricidal jollity from Ángel Ganivet, Idearium español (1897): “Confronted with the spiritual ruin of Spain we must put a