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Corbyn calls for music and poetry at every meeting to tempt people to socialism

More people could be tempted to embrace socialism by including music and poetry in every meeting, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

The former Labour leader told an event at The World Transformed conference, which is running alongside the Labour Party conference in Brighton, that political meetings did not need to be boring and “held on cold winter nights in miserable halls”.

And he said there were many different ways in which people could come to “political conclusions”.

General Election 2019

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with activists at Flash Music Theatre, Edgware, London, in 2019 (Victoria Jones/PA)

Mr Corbyn was responding to a question from

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National Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the people, histories, cultures and contributions

Sep. 15—Over the next 30 days, we will celebrate the people, histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct.15.

The observation of National Hispanic Heritage Month began 53 years ago as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan expanded the observation to cover a 30-day period starting on Sept. 15 and ending on Oct. 15. It was enacted into law on Aug. 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law

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‘Sing Our Rivers Red’ exhibit raises awareness about the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous people

Aug. 18—The staggering number of crimes committed against Indigenous women and girls within America and Canada continues to rise and thousands of cases are sadly left cold.

“Sing Our Rivers Red,” an exhibit that opened this spring at the Dairy Arts Center, aims to bring awareness to the mass injustices that occur year after year.

A sea of multi-hued earrings — some beaded, others woven and all without a corresponding match — literally encase the exhibition as they wrap around the gallery wall. Gathered and donated by individuals who have personally felt the pain of losing a loved one or

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The revelation of Canada’s cultural genocide against native people should shake the world into a historical reckoning that extends beyond empty apologies

A memorial for one of the 215 children found in a mass grave in Canada.

A memorial for one of the 215 children found in a mass grave in Canada. Getty

  • 751 unmarked graves of indigenous Canadians were uncovered weeks after another mass grave was found.

  • The shocking news should jolt not just Canada, but the entire global community into reckoning with their own histories of cultural genocide.

  • From Australia to China and a number of nations in between, policy and not apologies are what marginalized communities need to heal.

  • Parisa Hashempour is a freelance journalist and International Studies lecturer living in the Netherlands.

  • This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of

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