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The Land of Fire: threats to communities
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The Land of Fire: threats to communities

On Thursday 2 December, the London-branch of the Colombia Solidarity Campaign will be holding a panel discussion on Colombian communities under threat. Catatumbo, a remote village in the north-eastern region of Colombia that is rich in biodiversity and indigenous culture, is also rich in oil, coal and the coca plant, […]

Coming soon: Latin America 2010
Movement United Kingdom

Coming soon: Latin America 2010

While the media fails to expose the truth about what’s happening in this continent, education, solidarity, international support and activism are the most important steps toward enacting change within the region. The event will be held on 4 December 2010 at the Congress House on Great Russel Street, London. The […]

Buy nothing day
United Kingdom

Buy nothing day

It’s officially winter in London, the time of year when Oxford Street transforms into a festive landmine–a conglomeration of lights, snowflakes, trees and gift boxes–all inviting the world to participate in that popular holiday past time: shopping. The question is, though, how much more can the world really afford? Lori […]

London Jazz Festival
United Kingdom

London Jazz Festival

In the early 1900s, a new musical genre emerged from the city of New Orleans and changed the face of music altogether. With its origins in a blend of the blues, folk and ragtime, jazz is known for its stylized improvisations and creative, rhythmic sound. Musicians like Duke Ellington and […]