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What on Earth Do We Spanish People Want Our Country to Become?

Yesterday, I listened to a podcast on The Guardian website about the distressing situation that Venezuelans have been through since, a ye...
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Feb 20, 2020 19:08
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UN Expert’s Appalling Report

Over the last two weeks, a UN envoy has been researching the level of poverty in Spain. According to his report, the situation could not ...
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Feb 11, 2020 18:15
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Broadening Horizons

During the last week, I have searched for people to practise my speaking skills. To be honest, it is not a task as easy as it might seem....
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Jan 31, 2020 18:59
jorgenager

A True Role Model

Over the last few years, I have watched and listened to hundreds of interviews and inspirational talks. However, I can hardly remember ju...
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Jan 23, 2020 19:50
jorgenager

Applying Double Standards

Last week, the Spanish super cup tournament was held in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah. It was the first time that a Spanish football m...
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Jan 17, 2020 00:32
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Let’s Be Optimistic

Yesterday I finished watching the British TV series “Years and Years”. I began watching “Years and Years” because it appeared on many med...
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Jan 10, 2020 18:45
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The Worst Case Scenario

After more than eight months unsuccessfully trying to find the supports needed to form a government, it seems that the acting Spanish PM ...
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Jan 3, 2020 19:04
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“Years and Years”

At the end of every year, TV channels make special programmes showing the most important events that have taken place throughout the past...
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Dec 26, 2019 19:52
jorgenager

Chernobyl

It seems as if an eternity had gone. However, just thirty-four years ago, the worst nuclear accident took place at the Chernobyl Nuclear ...
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Dec 19, 2019 00:55
jorgenager

How Wrong I Was

As part of my process of learning English, I have been constantly seeking people to practise my conversation skills. Although there are m...
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Dec 12, 2019 20:01
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Greta Thunberg and COP25

Yesterday evening, when my wife and I were watching Greta Thunberg arriving in Lisbon on the TV news, my older son got home. He is in sec...
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Dec 5, 2019 19:10
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“Who Fears Death” by Nnedi Okorafor

Each time I finish a book that I have enjoyed reading, the same question crosses my mind: What if a film, or TV series, based on this boo...
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Nov 27, 2019 19:54
jorgenager

Learn to Learn

After some months listening to the same podcasts, last week I started looking for something different. That way, I came across a British ...
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Nov 21, 2019 18:22
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The Death of a Country

It is highly likely that after the results of the last general election Spain will never be again the country it used to be. After six mo...
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Nov 14, 2019 19:29
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Madrid Unexpectedly Hosting the Next Climate Summit

Last Thursday, the Spanish government offered Madrid as the location of the UN Climate Summit. Initially, the UN climate summit was to be...
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Nov 6, 2019 19:31
jorgenager

Speaking about Freedom

I did not want to write about what is going on in the Spanish region of Catalonia. First, because it is an internal matter which will onl...
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Oct 30, 2019 20:01
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"The Consequences of Love"

How can something be so beautiful and so sad at the same time? This might be the perfect summary of “The Consequences of Love”, the book ...
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Oct 22, 2019 17:40
jorgenager

A Stateless People

It has been almost three years since Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States. From that day on, Trump’s goal has trie...
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Oct 17, 2019 18:03
jorgenager

Extinction Rebellion: A Different Approach

Last week, when looking for something new to listen to, I came across an interview featuring one of the leaders of Extinction Rebellion. ...
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Oct 9, 2019 17:17
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Demonstrations in Honk Kong

Yesterday morning, there was a huge military parade in Beijing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China. Nowadays,...
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Oct 2, 2019 17:20