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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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18th July 2019

"The Concepts of Evil in Modern Management"

Fri 17 or Sat 18 July 2019, 10am, Union St, 18-20 Union Street S1 2JP

A one-day 6-hour session on the disturbing concept of evil. Does it exist as a result of the way we organise our civilization? Have we created conditions where good people do bad things? Explore "Administrative Evil" in modern corporations and public services, identifying the hidden structure behind these dynamics and the challenge of tackling these damaging issues that cause harm, and even death.

Session run by Nigel Slack, a Sheffield citizen activist. Bring materials for note taking if you can, but no pre-reading or pre-course work is required. No skills or experience needed, this course is for beginners. It runs on both days from 10am. Run by the WEA (Workers Educational Association), booking below.

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Talk: Dr. Mona El-Farra - the situation in Gaza

Thu 18 Jul 2019, 7.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, James St. S1 2EW

Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomes Dr. Mona El-Farra to Sheffield. She will be updating everyone on the current situation in Gaza, the meeting is open to all.

Dr. Mona El-Farra is a grassroots activist and the driving force in numerous community projects in Gaza. She is a founder member of the Union of Health Workers Committee, director of Middle East Children's Alliance and a former vice-chair of Gaza Red Crescent. Mona will discuss the initiatives being taken in the face of the Gaza humanitarian crisis.

Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Africa 3.0: Cairo Station

Thu 18 Jul 2019, 6.15pm, Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row, S1 2BX

This pioneering Egyptian film is widely regarded as director Youssef Chahine’s masterpiece. The film tells the story a newspaper vendor working in Cairo train station who becomes infatuated with one of the station’s female beverage sellers. When she rejects his fantasy of their future together, the newspaper vendor’s obsession turns into madness.

The beverage seller is one of a group of unofficial female vendors who dodge the authorities to sell soft drinks to passengers. She is engaged to marry a loud and heavy-handed porter who is trying to form a trade union. Meanwhile, local newspapers report on a gruesome murder...

Cairo Station is screening as part of Africa 3.0, a mini-strand showcasing stories of obsession from the African continent. Part of Film Feels: Obsession, a UK-wide cinema season, supported by the National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network.

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