It started as a small group of dedicated protesters – Occupy Wall Street was dismissed as a fringe movement. But their message is starting to grab attention with similar protests planned around the country. Demonstrators say they are the 99 percent, but do the protests reflect the diversity of America? Are voices of also being heard? To answer this question, Maria Hinojosa hosts a round table debate with Colorlines.com editor Kai Wright, artist Melanie Cervantes, and musician Martin Perna.
Steeds minder mensen kunnen blijven leven van de landbouw en op het platteland. “Aangezien de landbouwcrisis in Europa ook groot is, zouden er wel eens meer mensen kunnen gaan nadenken over de manier waarop wij hier produceren”, hoopt Nina Holland van La Soja Mata. Zij ziet verschillende parallellen tussen de landbouwproblematiek in Europa en Latijns- Amerika.
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is an ACP-EU institution working in the field of information for development. We operate under the ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement and our headquarters are in The Netherlands.
Radio 1812 is an initiative launched by December 18 in 2006. It is a global event that brings together migrant groups and radios from around the world to produce, broadcast and share programmes celebrating the achievements and highlighting the concerns of migrants worldwide. Click here to download the progress report.