“The present system is one of conscious cruelty. It bears down on those least able to bear it. The bureaucratic inefficiency is vindictive and hunger is being used as a weapon. People are being forced to look for work that doesn’t exist.” – Ken Loach has won the Palm Dor at Canne for his film on the UK benefit system, “I, Daniel Blake”.
…but then the system is really, really, stupid…
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Sheffield Equality Group meeting
Wednesday 1st June, 7pm-9pm, Quaker Meeting House, St. James’ Street, S1 2EW.
Discussing the impact of income inequality, and talking about a potential new initiative for tackling inequality within Sheffield. But mainly playing (and developing) games! Hosted by Sheffield Equality Group, all welcome. Free, donations for tea and biscuits.
Picket of M&S on Fargate in support of the Pennine Foods strike
Wednesday 25th May, 5pm-6pm, Marks and Spencer, Sheffield Fargate
Workers at one of M&S’s major suppliers Pennine Food are getting a raw deal. Billionaire Ranjit Singh is taking thousands of pounds off the workers at Pennine Food, Some workers are set to loose up to £6000 a year. Please join this picket of M&S to protest at the policy of their supplier.
Peace in the Park
Saturday 11th June, 12 midday to 8pm, Ponderosa Park, Sheffield
Peace in the Park intends to make a stand for peace in 2016, to encourage a better, more equal world and to demonstrate the power of communities.
Would you like to play a game? Wednesday 1st June at the Quaker Meeting House
Citizens Advertising Takeover Service
Wouldn’t it be great not to worry about the holiday we can’t afford, the car we don’t need, or the body we don’t have? Imagine a world where public spaces made you feel pawsitive. A kickstarter campaign has gained funding to fill a tube-station with, erm, pictures of cats.