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The Order of (Political) Factors

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We live in strange times. People rent lounge chairs on the beach to avoid touching the sand. But when the beach ends up looking like a hard surface without sand, as it has this year at Sant Tomàs, no one wants to rent chairs. Then, the City Council considers moving them to Binigaus, a pristine beach where there are still sandy areas, with the goal that people can rent the chairs and thus not touch the sand. That’s the way the world is.

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The Balearic Islands coordinate to change the current tourism model

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Under the slogan “Change course: set limits on tourism,” the four Balearic islands are jointly working on a schedule of mobilizations and demands.

As a result of the public protests that have taken place in the archipelago, some coordination has been called for to deal with the multiple social, labour and ecological aspects of the all-consuming tourism expanding into every corner of these islands.

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