Multiculture

Venezuela and the end of colonisation June 29, 2015 23:43

Venezuela and the end of colonisation

On July 2nd, a special film screening will mark Independence Day in Venezuela.   Venezuela Solidarity Campaign organisers are celebrating the triumph of the [...]
 
Refugees: taken in, yes, but unwanted and forgotten June 29, 2015 22:35

Refugees: taken in, yes, but unwanted and forgotten

Victims of war, terror and natural disaster; eight people request refugee status every minute, but all too often the drama just changes the location. [...]
 
Immigrants: pursued by the police, betrayed by their bosses June 22, 2015 08:45

Immigrants: pursued by the police, betrayed by their bosses

On June 12th 2009 a group of immigrant cleaners found themselves faced with reality: an immigration control raid, interrogation, detention centre and sent home. [...]
 
 
Migrants: Thinking from the Otherhood June 22, 2015 03:04

Migrants: Thinking from the Otherhood

You may have experienced being ‘othered’. When you feel that you should be different from what you are (in spite of your efforts), that [...]
 
Origins Festival: Native Americans in London June 8, 2015 22:04

Origins Festival: Native Americans in London

Throughout this event, the focal point of discussion will be indigenous communities and the significance of the culture, food and the LGBT experience. The [...]
 
Migration crises: Risking life and limb to survive June 7, 2015 00:50

Migration crises: Risking life and limb to survive

Another migration crisis in Southeast Asia seems inevitable. The common denominator, as with all migration crises, is the need to escape the widespread poverty [...]
 
 
Football and Cinema in the Berlin Stadium June 1, 2015 23:22

Football and Cinema in the Berlin Stadium

When sport and art join forces they are capable of moving people at surprising levels, and it is something like this that is expected [...]
 
The story of Hugo Chávez: “South of the border” June 1, 2015 03:58

The story of Hugo Chávez: “South of the border”

This documentary shows the life of the former Venezuelan President and what he meant to Latin America. The film will be screened on the [...]
 
Willgress and Latin America against imperialism June 1, 2015 01:23

Willgress and Latin America against imperialism

On June 10th an activist and writer specialising in Venezuelan affairs will offer his opinion regarding US politics affecting countries in the South American [...]
 
 
All the voices: journalism, diversity and politics May 11, 2015 02:24

All the voices: journalism, diversity and politics

This little bilingual booklet by journalists from England and Portugal is designed to stimulate thinking about the voices that the mainstream media mostly leaves [...]
 
Latino art and debate at Bolivar Hall May 10, 2015 19:58

Latino art and debate at Bolivar Hall

Music, performances, and a fusion of sound, discussion and film, will take place throughout the month of May in the Venezuelan cultural center.   [...]
 
Elena Poniatowska: a total injustice creates guerrillas May 10, 2015 16:13

Elena Poniatowska: a total injustice creates guerrillas

Known for her strong opinions, the Mexican journalist and writer describes the President’s response to the disappearance of the Ayotzinapa students as ‘feeble’. She [...]
 
 
Gloria Lizcano: Woman, immigrant and homosexual May 3, 2015 20:09

Gloria Lizcano: Woman, immigrant and homosexual

These three conditions are difficult to bear and even more so when one person has all three of them. This Colombian woman has faced [...]
 
The dangerous route from  Iran to Europe: Jamal’story April 18, 2015 21:00

The dangerous route from Iran to Europe: Jamal’story

I was walking on the street without any reason and some guys shouted at me: “Hey, Afghan, why do you have a red jacket?” [...]
 
María Linforth: “There has to be some control on immigration” April 11, 2015 15:53

María Linforth: “There has to be some control on immigration”

This statement on the part of the Ecuadorian born councillor for Southwark is directed in particular towards European immigrants. By addressing this issue, she [...]
 
 
 

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