Southern Perspectives on World War One

2014 marks 100 years since the start of the World War One (WW1). In a very real way, this was the first global conflict, with war between the European Empires drawing in over well over 100 countries. Southern Voices and The Mbari Group are developing a project which...
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We are back…

Its been a while since we posted to the website but Southern Voices is back online and developing new work, opinions and critiques.   There are some technical issues with the website (as well as a new look) which we hope to iron out over the next few...
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A Southern Perspective Workshop: The persistence of Corruption

Next Workshop: 1pm, Saturday, March 10th, 2012 The persistence of Corruption: Corporate social responsibility, Co-operatives and Fair Trade as antidotes? This workshop will be facilitated by Southern Voices with Washington Alcott, educator, and Yemi Adetona, recently coordinator of Manchester Women of Diversity Why corruption persists – exploring systemic...
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Review: LIONS’ TALES – Stories of Climate Justice

LIONS’ TALES – 2nd Climate Justice workshop 18/02/12 The workshop was lively, informative and interactive.  An initial activity enabled us to introduce ourselves and to show our interconnectedness. In small groups, we examined and ranked according to future significance a number of global trends. There was consensus that...
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Review: CLIMATE VIOLENCE, HISTORY AND RESISTANCE Workshop

The Workshop on Climate Violence, on January 21st 2012, was attended by 23 people. The event was subsequently reviewed by Manchester Climate Monthly with a comment by workshop leader Kooj Chuhan. Feedback from the attendees General Impressions ‘very good and very informative’ ‘the information given is very useful’...
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Bhopal: From Calamity to Survival

by Jaya Graves A cloud of poisonous gas drifted out of a factory in the middle of a busy town in India. By the morning of December 3rd 1984, thousands of people were dead. Others were terribly maimed and affected for the rest of their lives. This town...
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