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Sheffield coaches to protest Tory Conference in Manchester

At the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, people from Sheffield will be among the protesters against their war on the working class. Join this national demonstration to demand inflation-busting pay rises, the end to attacks on jobs, the environment, public services and democratic rights, and especially the whipping-up of racism against refugees. Sheffield Peoples’ Assembly offer there-and-back coaches which leave…
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Global Justice Sheffield AGM and public meeting

Central United Reformed Church, Norfolk Street (opposite Crucible Theatre), Sheffield S1 2JB
The Annual General Meeting of Global Justice Sheffield. The group’s current actions include Make Polluters Pay: targeting fossil fuel companies, opposing Big Pharma holding the NHS to ransom, stopping forest destruction, and questioning subsidies for wood burning at Drax power station. As part of the AGM, Nick Dearden, Director of Global Justice Now, is coming to Sheffield as part of…
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The Socialist Republic of South Yorkshire: Resisting Thatcherism in 1980s Sheffield

Broomhall Centre, Broomspring Lane, Sheffield S10 2FD
During the 1980s, the term ‘Socialist Republic of South Yorkshire’ was coined to describe the region’s left-wing political culture. This workshop will explore how left-wing activists and politicians in 1980s Sheffield attempted to resist the dominance of Thatcherism and implement their own political ideas. It will examine the left-wing, trade union, feminist, and anti-racist activism that made up our ‘Socialist…
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