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War in the World, Peace in the Park

It's good to be reminded that Peace in the Park is coming round again. This year our local peace festival is on Saturday 8 June. The full…

Mass Extinction or Mass Action

"Our leaders have failed us. This twisted system is killing us. It has us headed for extinction. It's time to rebel." This is a statement…

Women Talk Sense

International Women's Day is celebrated in Sheffield this month. SheFest is collaborating with Sheffield Theatres, Museums Sheffield and…

Extinction or Rebellion

Activist teenagers come and go, but climate-striking Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg went further than most. She ended up speaking to the…

The Boeing Bounce

This year Sheffield's economy could start focussing on green, health-giving technologies, on nature and the outdoors, tourism, history and…

2019: A Year of Activism

Across the globe, there are protests about work and exploitation, environmental damage, governments doing deals and sell-offs with…

Brown Bin Boogie

By October, most Sheffielders found new brown wheelie bins arriving outside their home. Changes are needed because UK household waste…

Unlocking The Cabinet

Politicians occasionally worry there's a 'democratic deficit'. The Encyclopædia Britannica definition mentions a lack of democracy,…

Do Lunch Together

These days, it seems something new is always rising up, but austerity grinds on regardless. In the recession-hit previous decade, many new…

Turn Your Radio On

I listen to the radio a lot. Back in the day, the BBC controlled the airwaves, with only conservative, middle-of-the-road offerings and…