Grey An entirely predictable establishment carve up at Engineers’ House in Clifton yesterday as posh men in grey suits reached a DEAL on the first day of the public inquiry into Day Group’s efforts to get an environmental licence for their waste processing plant at Avonmouth. A plant that should never have been built. The Environment Agency (EA) had been refusing the plant, which has NO planning permission and needs ... more
    2 weeks ago
  • Antifa talk: The history and strategies of antifa in Germany
    The rise of fascist movements and parties all over Europe has once again made it clear: organised antifascist resistance is necessary. In order to successfully intervene and stop fascism from spreading, it is useful to take a look at the different experiences built from movements in other countries, particularly the history of the Antifa movement which originally started in 1930’s Germany. The speaker, who is a member of the ... more
    1 month ago
  • How to stop a war: The German servicemen’s revolt of 1918
    Armed soldiers and sailors during the German revolution01 Dec 1918, Berlin, Germany — Sparticists carry the red flag through the streets of Berlin in their call for a revolution and the establishment of a socialist republicThe German revolution of 1918-20 and its violent suppression is a little known event in the British popular memory. Where it is described the narrative typically commences with the mutiny of sailors from the German ... more
    Bristol Radical History Group
    1 month ago
  • After trial statement of D
    It has been evident to me for a long time that war and internal oppression has been the main cause of death and misery among the ordinary people of this World. The Arms Industry is the most profitable of all global industries. Arms manufacturers are dealers in death, reaping vast profits by sacrificing people like you and me, motivated purely by greed. The development of the F-35 jet fighter cost ... more
    Bristol ABC
    2 months ago
  • Catalonia Solidarity Action
    On the 3rd of October Bristol IWW and Marea Granate Bristol held a demonstration in solidarity with the Catalonians facing brutal state repression in light of the general strike and more broadly, the independence referendum. The demo took place on College Green and was attended by 60 people at it’s peak. These were mostly Catalan and Spaniard people resident in Bristol. People told first-hand accounts of what happened, others from ... more
    Bristol IWW
    2 months ago
  • Could you be a Trustee for Bristol Women’s Voice?
    Exciting Opportunity! Bristol Women’s Voice are recruiting four new Trustees for the Board of BWV ahead of our AGM this October. If you have knowledge, passion and experience that could be used to help further our work in women’s and girl’s rights and gender equality, please read on. Role: Volunteer Trustees for the Board of BWV […] ... more
    Bristol Womens Voice
    3 months ago
  • For Prospect: a review of The High Places
    As part of Prospect's look back on the books of the year so far, I reviewed Fiona McFarlane's short story collection, The High Places.Have a read. ... more
    Sian Crooked Rib
    3 months ago
  • Dear G
    Dear G******* Distribution,I hope this finds you well.First of all, I want to acknowledge that it’s not your fault: it’s not your fault that the arse fell out of the record industry, it’s not your fault that the biggest record companies continued to consolidate by buying up smaller labels, whilst pretending that they could just carry on as normal and everyone would pay £10/$15 for a CD that costs 20p/c ... more
    Clayton Blizzard
    4 months ago
  • Is the natural variation of climate correlated with solar cycles? And is the future cool?
    Global climate is the result of these five variables: Solar variation,  ocean currents, volcanoes, aerosols (i.e. the amount of tiny dust particles in the atmosphere), and finally the greenhouse effect, which is the only variable that humanity has changed and can change.The favourite argument of the climate change deniers at the moment is this "It is all due to natural variation and climate cycles. Climate always has changed, always will ... more
    4 months ago
  • The Somme – From Both Sides Of The Wire
    Apologies for postponement from last month. The event details are now: Date: Mon 3rd July, 2017 Time: 8:00 pm Venue: The Cube, Dove Street South, Bristol, BS2 8JD Price: £5/£4 Map & Directions: Tickets can be booked on the Cube website at,9377/ This BBC series, shown last year, used original research in German military archives […] ... more
    Real World War One
    6 months ago