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Latin America and the Ecosocialist Alternative
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Latin America and the Ecosocialist Alternative

Peruvian political-activist Hugo Blanco will be in London this Saturday, 18 September, as part of a seminar on ecosocialism in Latin America. Held by the Green Left and Socialist Resistance, the seminar will hold workshops covering topics from the struggles of indigenous people to food sovereignty, the struggle of Latin […]

Challenging Evo: Protests in Potosi
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Challenging Evo: Protests in Potosi

From 29 July to 16 August this year, an enormous protest swept through the city of Potosi. Initiated by the Potosi Civic Committee, the people demanded increased government investment in the area by Bolivian President Evo Morales. Civic strikes were held, rail and roadways were blocked, and demonstrations shut down […]

Behind the veil
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Behind the veil

  The term ‘hijab’ comes from the Arabic root ‘hayaba’ which encompasses several meanings, all revolving around the idea of ‘hiding’ ‘obscuring vision’ or ‘separating’. In the Arabic language, the use of the same root leads to words such as ‘curtain’ and ‘screen’.   Daniel Fernandez García   A first […]