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So amazing news, I found out last night that my application to do a semester at the USC Roski School of Fine Art has been accepted. 113 more words


First Run Records Showcase

This was the first event of its kind for the new record label First Run Records, held at the Barras Art and Design Centre. Lewis Capaldi, United Fruit, Gerry Cinnamon and Vukovi were on the bill and were all on top form. 12 more words

Band Photography

UNITED FRUIT - 'Open Your Eyes'

We like this tune a lot. It has a significant sense of reckoning to be found in how the urgency is engaged. In the way that the rhythm hits you are taken along for the ride, but there is a real consistency that carries this through. 51 more words



We will always remember bananas as having been a big part of our Peace Corps service! (Scroll over photos to read captions.)

Our host mother getting lunch ready: boiled green bananas! 921 more words

Class War In Guatemala

(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Gringotenango:  The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries)

It’s better to burn out than it is to rust – Neil Young… 1,606 more words

Dean Henderson


Bananas: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World by Peter Chapman

publication date: 2007
pages: 208
ISBN-13: 978-1-84195-881-1

For such a slim book, Bananas took me forever to finish. 595 more words

Book Review

The American Dream and the Living Nightmare

According to the US State Department’s 2012 International Religious Freedom Report, “Christians were a leading target of societal discrimination, abuse, and violence in some parts of the world.” As an instrument of diplomacy, the State Department’s  choice of “some” over ‘many’ or ‘most’ is hardly surprising. 731 more words

US State Department