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Extinction Rebellion letter to Graham Kellas

October 2019

Lana, a Sheffield Extinction Rebellion rebel arrested whilst protesting at the Government Oil & Gas Fiscal Summit, has written a letter to the organiser - who attended the same school, 30 years before her.Read the letter at Extinction Rebellion Sheffieldâ€...

ACORN statement in support of the Kurdish people

October 2019

The campaigning union ACORN has has issued a statement of support of the Kurdish people and the Rojava Revolution in Syria, currently under attack by the Turkish army after Donald Trump’s sudden withdrawal announcement. Turkey is the second largest force...

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9th February 2019

Course: Sheffield Activism - Rebellion to Cold War

Thu 17/24 Jan - Thu 28 Mar 2019, Voluntary Action Sheffield (The Circle), 33 Rockingham Lane, S1 4FW

A course on Sheffield´s long history of people´s activism, run by the WEA (Workers´ Educational Association). Tutor (and activist) Nigel Slack will cover the period 1500-1950 in this series of 2-hour sessions.

NOTE you can choose 3pm or 6pm start time. Fee ÂŁ87.50, all details on the link below, including downloadable full course information sheet. The course is suitable for beginners or improvers, no pre-reading is required.

Afternoon Course.
Evening Course.

"Making Space"

22 Jan-Sat 9 Feb 2019, 10am-6pm weekdays, 11am-4pm Sats, New Roots, 347 Glossop Rd. S10 2HP

An exhibition about squatting, trespass and housing direct action, by Sam Burgum, researcher at the University of Sheffield. Alternative radical histories of property ownership and protest from the Magna Carta to current day activist campaigns, well worth a visit.

(New Roots is a volunteer-run, non-for-profit community shop. It also features ethical local and Fairtrade products, organic fruit and veg, vegan and gluten-free refreshments, and activity space).

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Red Haus – Co-operative?

Thu 31 Jan til Sat 9 Feb 2019, 11am-10pm, Red Haus Café, 232 Abbeydale Rd. S7 1FL

Red Haus is a radical Café with books, offering beer and vegan Korean food. They are thinking about transforming into a co-operative, and need people-power for this. It would focus on books about politics, history, pop culture, sociology and related fiction, and maybe even a co-operative lending library and space for events. Interested? Drop in and talk to them about it, or email them. They need ideas and people for the transformation.

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