The biker farm

A long and difficult fight had to be combatted to establish the rights of pedestrians against the excessive power of the car world.

People with bicycles joined the struggle to establish that security of bystanders was more important than traffic fluidity.

The golden rule emerged: the pedestrian is always right!

A bit emphatic but justified by the urgency of protecting the position of the weakest, and still majoritarian, actor.

But then the revolution came, creating new spaces and rights for the bikers.

And they immediately used their newly gained position to expand their area of action and relaunch the watchword that old drivers had always invoked: everything is allowed to permit a better transit of (our) vehicles.

And the fight is starting again …….

Voters are not stupid

There is the belief that voters around the globe are an idiotic mass, simple to manipulate and not able to choose according to their interests or principles.

Still, many examples in very different countries show that this is not the case, that people vote, possibly in a way that observers don’t understand or don’t like, but following a logic.

The last example is the differential vote in Barcelona between European and Municipal elections.

A fully different  result even if in an environment deeply affected by ideological and pre-political approaches that should have dictated univocal behavior.

That was not the case.  See those results below, from newspaper La Vanguardia

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