ESSENTIAL READING ON THE ECONOMIC BLOCKADE OF VENEZUELA

VSC has produced a new in-depth briefing The Effects of the Economic Blockade of Venezuela, which explains the devastating impact of the illegal sanctions in detail. Please read and download it here, and also retweet our accompanying graphic here.

Additionally, we would recommend you read this report here by respected US economists Mark Weisbrot and Jeffrey Sachs on how Venezuela is a case of economic sanctions being used as collective punishment, and also watch this video of Mark Weisbrot arguing that denying the impact of the sanctions “is like climate denial” here.

Trump and those who … Read on ...

Haiti Support Group AGM & Annual Party

On Saturday 29th June, friends and supporters of the Haiti Support Group will be gathering in London for our Annual General Meeting. This will be followed by a social dinner and drinks at the fantastic Grill Shack Tiki Bar owned by Haitian chef Jean Daniel François.

Please RSVP info@haitisupportgroup.org if you are planning to attend.

Our AGM will take place at 2 p.m. 55 Baker Street, and will comprise of a review of our latest campaigns and discussions over future plans. We will also be holding our elections for a new Executive Committee. The following positions are open to election:… Read on ...

LESE Race Relations Committee: Celebrate the Windrush Generation

Wednesday 26 June 2019
6 – 8.30pm

The LESE Race Relations Committee invite you to join them celebrate the Windrush generation and remember the suffering that the Windrush scandal has caused.
It is time for a change, in attitude, how people are perceived. The Windrush generation and their families did nothing wrong and do not deserve the treatment experienced.
Guest Speakers include:

Betty Joseph, Chair, LESE Race Relations Committee and NEU
Arthur Torrington, Windrush Foundation
Nairobi Thompson, Writer and Poet
Patrick Vernon, Social commentator and political activist
Peggy-Ann Fraser, Prospect BECTU and LESE Race Relations Committee
Scratchylus, Musician who promotes … Read on ...