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Cuts: activism in a capitalist crisis
Struggles United Kingdom

Cuts: activism in a capitalist crisis

Since the introduction of the budget cuts, students all over the UK have been protesting dramatic increases in tuition as well as program cuts. On Wednesday 8 December 2010, the student group Fight Racism, Fight Imperialism (FRFI) will be holding a discussion on the cuts to figure out what lies […]

Nigeria: Peace, progress and challenge
Human Rights World

Nigeria: Peace, progress and challenge

As Nigeria celebrates 50 years of independence, a point of reflection is made in evaluating the country’s development and planning for the future. On Wednesday, 8 December, a Gladwyn lecture titled “Peace, Progress and Challenge” will be given specifically on Nigerian education from 1960-2010. Since its break with the United Kingdom […]

Cuban Christmas Specials
Music United Kingdom

Cuban Christmas Specials

This month, Cubacheche, the organisation promoting the hottest Cuban and Afro-Cuban music and culture in the UK, will be holding a couple of special holiday events.Cubacheche is a London-based group founded in January 2007 by Carlos Hernandez and Olwen Comino James.  To offer a wider variety of authentic Cuban music […]

This weekend: Latin America 2010
Movement United Kingdom

This weekend: Latin America 2010

With the convention just days away, it’s time to highlight the immensely useful, holistic view of the region that this conference will give to its attendees—in the realms of politics, the environment, human rights, empowerment, justice and activism. This Saturday, on 4 December 2010, a full-day of panels, workshops, discussions […]