2019 Cafes

Venezuela in Crisis

Venezuela in Crisis

Nicolás Maduro was elected President of Venezuela in 2013, winning a second term in May 2018 with 67.7% of the ...
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Film & Panel discussion - The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade

Film & Panel discussion – The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade

Shadow World is directed by Johan Grimonprez and is in part based on Corruption Watch UK founder Andrew Feinstein’s globally ...
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Racism and Capitalism – two sides of the same coin?

Racism and Capitalism – two sides of the same coin?

Racism is outwardly condemned as an evil in our purportedly ‘liberal’ societies, yet it is inextricably linked to capitalism through ...
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Trade Treaties and their Global Impact: who makes these rules, and who benefits?

Trade Treaties and their Global Impact: who makes these rules, and who benefits?

We have heard a great deal about trade agreements ever since the UK Brexit Referendum, but the actual contents of ...
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Reforming the Drug Laws to Improve Health

Reforming the Drug Laws to Improve Health

The destructive consequences of drug abuse and addiction are a matter of grave concern. They cause great individual suffering and ...
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Security, Conflict and Exploitation in Congo

Security, Conflict and Exploitation in Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the largest countries in Africa and has experienced intense human and ...
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Saudi Arabia & the West: the Future of a Toxic Relationship

Saudi Arabia & the West: the Future of a Toxic Relationship

The war in Yemen and the Khashoggi murder have highlighted the ruthless and brutal nature of the Saudi regime and ...
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New Film & Panel Discussion - "WAR SCHOOL" - the Battle for the Hearts & Minds of Britain's Children

New Film & Panel Discussion – “WAR SCHOOL” – the Battle for the Hearts & Minds of Britain’s Children

Set against the backdrop of Remembrance Day, the controversial and challenging documentary War School reveals how, faced with unprecedented opposition ...
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Plastics & Us: A Relationship Gone Bad?

Plastics & Us: A Relationship Gone Bad?

Plastic is an extraordinarily versatile material. It is cheap, durable, low-weight and versatile, and our building and construction industry, industrial ...
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The Impact of Foreign Interventions in Africa

The Impact of Foreign Interventions in Africa

Western involvement in Africa extends from massive corporate investment in mineral extraction and technology, to direct government aid and a ...
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