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Talking to Werner Herzog
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Talking to Werner Herzog

“A visionary film director”, “disturbing works” and “epic” are just some of the epithets that surround the figure and the film works of the German cinematic director Werner Herzog, screenwriter of films such as “Aguirre, the Wrath of God” or “Fitzcarraldo”, amongst many others, whose career also includes a number […]

Venezuela: solving housing problems
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Venezuela: solving housing problems

President Hugo Chávez announced the construction of two million houses by 2017, a goal propped up by actions for identifying needs and suitable sites. Chávez ratified the commitment to solve the structural problems inherited from previous governments, an endeavor in which the support from national groups and countries like Belarus, […]

Asylum Seekers: awareness week
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Asylum Seekers: awareness week

Many of them face social exclusion and marginalisation due to the legal limbo in which they find themselves, without the ability to exercise their most fundamental rights. The agency for UN refugees, Acnur, indicates that every year around 30,000 people seek asylum in the UK, of whom approximately 15% are […]

Anti-Sandinista rebels cornered
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Anti-Sandinista rebels cornered

While public support grows for the Sandinista National Liberal Front (FSLN), opposition parties appear determined to use the full force of their power to prevent a new defeat in the upcoming November elections. Alfredo G. Pierrat With a week to go before the date set by the Supreme Electoral Council […]

Visions of global justice
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Visions of global justice

The definitions of, and ideas surrounding, global justice are constantly changing, as are the skills needed to make a campaign successful. In order to inform organisers and the public alike, the World Development Movement is holding a discussion entitled Visions of Global Justice on 19th March as part of the […]