Restorying care

Type
Essay
Category
PEN essay

As a writer, I find opportunities to tell my story. Us artistic mob share our stories to audiences through poetry, art, music, theatre and dance; through this, we celebrate who we are and honour those who have come before us.

One space (there are many) where we consistently struggle to feel heard or tell our story is in the health system.

Van Neerven
Doyle-Markwick
Type
Essay
Category
History
mining

La mina no se cierra

The anarchy of the market is writ large in the housing sector throughout Spain. In the years before the GFC, the country experienced a housing-construction boom fuelled by the same debt-ridden loans that had thrown the country into crisis. There are now around 8.4 million empty houses in the country, and the coast is dotted with ghost towns made up of apartment blocks that have never been lived in. Meanwhile, around 3 million people in Spain are sleeping rough.

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