Politics

Talks & discussion

at El Sueño Existe Festival 2015

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Photo: A packed hall listens to Jeremy Corbyn (now a contender for the Labour leadership) speaking at El Sueño Existe Festival 2013

At El Sueño Existe Festival we always like to weave together culture and politics – and this year is no exception. As well as our usual in-depth look at what is happening in Latin America, we are focusing in on the themes of Eco-socialism and Colombia.

Below are a few of the speakers and political workshops we have planned for you.

++Full details of politics workshops now online here++
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Sessions

Workshops and discussions on:

Colombia for beginners

Human rights in Colombia

Eco-socialism

Development and the environment in Nicaragua, Bolivia, Ecuador

Anti-mining and anti-fracking campaigns in UK and Latin America

Neoliberalism and the destabilisation of the region

Victor Jara & Pablo Neruda

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Speakers

The individuals and organisations taking part in our political programme include:

Justice for Colombia

Francisco Dominguez of Middlesex University on Colombia

Ivan Monckton from Unite the Union

Fidel Narváez – Ecuadorean Embassy

Glevys Redon from Latin American anti-mining campaign LAMMP

Ben Gregory, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign

Grace Livingstone – Author and journalist

Karen Bell on socialism, capitalism and the environment

… and contributions from our knowledgeable audience, including you …

Find out more

Click here for a full list of speakers and their biographical notes

Read about all the political workshops in more detail

Music & dance lineup

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