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Workers help the unemployed
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Workers help the unemployed

For International Workers’ Day, LabourStart has organised a series of cultural events to raise money for those who are in “difficult” work situations. One of the Millennium Development Goals set by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) states that the development of humanity comes with employment, because it provides families with […]

Babeldom
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Babeldom

Last week, I dragged my wife to see the film Babeldom. This was the first feature movie by the award-winning animator Paul Bush.   Steve Latham   The picture is a profound meditation on the urban condition, employing stunning imagery, as well as superb computer animations. The film is visually […]

Analysing the new Latin American cinema
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Analysing the new Latin American cinema

The University of St. Andrews’ Centre for Film Studies  explores the current  Latin American film wave with Uruguayan director Mario Handler. _ A new way of making cinema was born in Latin America during the sixties and seventies. Fed up with show-business type films that had been popular until then, […]

Alternative street party
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Alternative street party

This day-long protest through words and music is to be held on 2 June. _ The event will begin at 10am with speakers campaigning for respect and freedom. Speakers include Corinna Lotz and Florence Anderson. The music in the morning will be provided by The Rotherham Red Choir and The […]

Reflections and elections
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Reflections and elections

In politics being right is not enough. And if the public want entertainment instead of politics then they must be given it. It appeared that some electoral strategists especially on the conservative side, have understood this very well. _ Claudio Chipana Indeed, the London Labour candidate Ken Livingstone made an […]