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  • ** STOP PRESS – two Broomhill EPH evictions 11AM 16.08.17, including an illegal one of a very ill young woman **
    PRESS STATEMENT The Real Reasons Why Broomhill Elderly Peoples Home (EPH) Was Placed Under Occupation < This statement refutes the spurious claim made by Director of Housing Cllr Paul Smith of Bristol City Council (BCC) in the Bristol Post, August 10 that the remaining guardian-tenants at Broomhill EPH were ‘standing in the way’ of the council’s noble mission – allegedly by occupying the building, preventing its demolition, and the building ... more
    Bristolian
    1 hour ago
  • Daughters of Igbo Woman
    An international team of artists and film-makers are working together to resurrect the voices of three generations of women impacted by British slavery in a digital installation: Daughters Of Igbo Woman. Events will take place in Bristol at Georgian House Museum and Greenbank Cemetery in August and the Bearpit in October this year, accompanied by school workshops. Daughters of Igbo Woman is supported by Arts Council England, Bristol Culture ... more
    Bristol Radical History Group
    22 hours ago
  • Sorry, G
    Dear G,Thank you for your e-mail.This isn’t the first time my big letter-writing pen has got me in trouble.  However, this is the first contrite e-mail I’ve sent in a while, so forgive me if I go off-topic.When I was a cheeky wee boy, people often laughed at things I said, and I often didn’t know why.  When I tried to make jokes, I sometimes offended people by saying things ... more
    Clayton Blizzard
    2 days ago
  • Bristol Branch Meeting
    Workshop with the Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee (IWOC). Come and join us in Hydra Books, Old Market, Bristol on 14 September at 7.30pm. ... more
    Bristol IWW
    3 days ago
  • ‘Refusing To Kill’ – Bristol’s World War 1 Conscientious Objectors
    From Saturday September 9th, the Remembering The Real World War 1 group are presenting an exhibition ‘Refusing To Kill – Bristol’s World War 1 Conscientious Objectors‘ in Bristol Cathedral on College Green. The exhibition will run until early January. Over 350 men from the Bristol area refused to fight in World War 1. They claimed […] ... more
    Real World War One
    4 days ago
  • Is the USA on the way to becoming a fascist dictatorship?
    It is clear from events in Charlottesville, and the way that Trump initially shied away from condemning the fascist terrorist,   that the USA is slowly creeping towards fascism. Trump is showing 10 out of 14 symptoms of real fascism. If he starts closing down the free press, he is within 3 points of qualifying as a bona fide fascist dictator.Will he go all the way? It is hard to believe ... more
    Greenerblog
    5 days ago
  • For Prospect UK: Time and again, we find that terror suspects have a history of domestic violence. What will it take for us to listen to women?
    In the wake of Charlottesville, I wrote about the so-called alt-right, violent misogyny and white supremacist violence.It was pretty depressing.You can read it here. ... more
    Sian Crooked Rib
    5 days ago
  • International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners
    This week of solidarity is coming soon, here is the call out. his year, the International solidarity week for anarchist prisoners will be spent for the fifth time in 23rd to 30th August and we come stronger than ever! Some political prisoners are already supported, but far from all of them. Also, the supported are usually involved in authoritarian politics and not grassroots activities. Anarchist prisoners are not often well-known ... more
    Bristol ABC
    1 week ago
  • Graphic Designer needed to help with the production of our annual report for 2016-17
    Greetings from Bristol Women’s Voice, this is a special request We are actively seeking a Graphic Designer who is available now to volunteer with Bristol Women’s Voice to help us with the production of our annual report for 2016-17. We can be very flexible around your availability and other commitments. The ideal candidate will have […] ... more
    Bristol Womens Voice
    1 week ago
  • Posters and a Picnic! (Plus a deadline reminder)
    After a long ordeal our posters have finally been printed, and they’re fabulous! Here are two of the three, coming to a street near you soon! On another note if you haven’t booked a stall at the bookfair this year then you have less than a week till the deadline. Come get involved! Application form. We will also be in St Werburghs on Sunday 3rd September for ‘picnic ... more
    Bristol anarchist bookfair
    1 week ago