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First Tuesday current affairs discussion - Tuesday 5 December 7:00pm start

Tuesday 5th Dec: First Tuesday Current Affairs discussion

We'll discuss two topical subjects

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Press release

05-July-2011

SlutWalks: agent provocateurs in the sex war

 

An ill-judged comment by a Canadian police officer to a group of schoolchildren has spawned a worldwide movement of feminists proudly declaring their right to wear what they like in public. 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 09:55
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08-June-2011

Valuing the arts in an age of austerity 

 

WITH the government promoting happiness and wellbeing while at the same time cutting funding to the arts, what is the role of culture in an age of austerity?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:51
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08-May-2011

 

The Arab Spring

 

WITH hundreds dying on the streets of Syria fighting for freedom and the Western powers engaged in a headlock with Gadhafi in Libya, a new and profoundly different political map of the Middle East is being drawn.
Last Updated on Sunday, 08 May 2011 07:21
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24-April-2011

 

Talking our way to mental health

 

 

WITH the idea of talking therapies taking shape as government policy, The Manchester Salon is leading a discussion on the benefits of positive thinking therapies such as CBT.

 

More than £400m of public money has been earmarked for talking therapies as a way to combat mental illness in an increasingly unequal society.

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 May 2011 07:15
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01-April-2011

Tribal politics gets a change of identity

The Manchester Salon is hosting a discussion on the decline of tribal politics with particular reference to the past struggles in Northern Ireland.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 April 2011 16:55
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