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Speaking about London Underground PPP: World Social Forum, Tunis

Submitted by Janine on 26 March 2015 at 20:31
Event Date

Janine will be speaking about the experience of the London Underground Public-Private Partnership at a workshop at the World Social Forum, hosted by Observatoire Tunisien de l'Economie.

The workshop will bring together campaigners against PPP, and the London Underground experience is rich with lessons on what a disastrous policy it is and how to fight it.

Her Name Is Reeva

Submitted by Janine on 04 September 2014 at 14:19

Her name is Reeva
Reeva Steenkamp
Not 'Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend'
Not 'model'
Not 'reality TV star'
Her name is Reeva

Her name is Reeva
She was not just a model
But also a law graduate
She was not just a reality TV star
But also a campaigner against violence
The story is about her killing
Not about his fame
Or it ought to be

Girls Are Loud 6

Submitted by Janine on 25 August 2020 at 16:05
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GIRLS ARE LOUD returns for the 6th installment!!' In solidarity with and in aid of the Hope Girls Orphanage in Sierra Leone Donations accepted any time for Hope Orphanage: (*we'll also add you to the raffle draw for the chance to win some great prizes!) Running Order:- 12.15- Intro by Rachel Joy Eagling 12.30-

Culpable Homicide

Submitted by Janine on 13 September 2014 at 13:27

A brief comment prompted by the verdict in the trial of Oscar Pistorius for killing Reeva Steenkamp:

I've been trying to glean
What the court might mean
By 'culpable homicide'
I now understand - 
You were a bit out of hand
And someone or other died