Upside Down Notebook

Putting the street into the notebook. By Ben Dangl

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Entries from January 2009

NACLA Launches Online News Source

September 18th, 2006 · No Comments

The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) has just launched an online news source on Latin America. After forty years of publishing the NACLA Report on the Americas bi-monthly magazine, NACLA has expanded its excellent coverage to include an web-based source for news on the Americas. Check out this great new resource today.

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Teeth at the Ticket Booth

September 13th, 2006 · 4 Comments

The beach has a new car smell. The heat of the sun turns the palm trees into walking aquariums. They catch on fire at night so the fish can see. The tourists think it’s all a gimmick and leave town just to prove it. The boats are guns with sunglasses. The beer is as warm [...]

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No Borders in a Land Without Sea

September 7th, 2006 · No Comments

In La Paz we had 80 TV channels on cable to choose from. Most programs were from the US and in English. Watching it made me feel sick. Here in Cochabamba there is an open air market called “La Cancha” which is much more interesting than all of those 80 channels combined. It’s better than [...]

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Radio Interview on Ascendent Copper in Ecuador

September 7th, 2006 · No Comments

Click below to listen to a radio interview by CKUT in Montreal with Upside Down World assistant editor Cyril Mychalejko. It is part of a larger piece about Ascendant Cooper´s activities in Ecuador.
Click here to listen: http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2006/09/11578.php

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