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Oppose the campaign to abolish Air Passenger Duty

Originally posted on Steady State Manchester:
There have been straws in the wind and now there is a concerted campaign to abolish Air Passenger Duty (APD) – see http://www.afairtaxonflying.org/ (sorry you’ll have to copy and paste – we don’t want…

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Che Guevara on LinkedIn

Nice to see a picture of Mr Guevara, El Che, welcoming me on LinkedIn’s home page today! … and I spotted this in East Jerusalem

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A film and a concert. Communication and development. Jazz and decoloniality.

An evening with two cultural events last Thursday. Firstly we went to a film screening (indeed a UK premiere) at the Manchester Latin America and Spanish Film Festival, Una Vida sin Palabras (A Life without Words).  It was a documentary … Continue reading

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Well-being and economic alternatives – a week with 2 conferences

On Monday I went to a conference on Extractives and Development in the Andes.  It was at the Institute for the Study of the Americas at Univ of London and co-sponsored by Bolivia Infor,mation Forum and Peru Support group.  The … Continue reading

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BBC News – Chile ex-army officers implicated in Victor Jara death

BBC News – Chile ex-army officers implicated in Victor Jara death. This is fantastic news – at long last there is a chance of justice.

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Latin America 2012 – needed solidarity but some unanswered questions

A trip to London for the Latin America 2012 day conference.  Although I’ve been involved with Cuba Solidarity Campaign for many years I’d never been to this before.  I was able to combine it with some time with daughter and … Continue reading

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