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  • MARV’S KINGDOM CON, WORKERS WILL BE DONE
    Another win for our on-the-ball Reverend Mayor. His new force of outsourced Environmental Enforcement Officers recruited to fine locals for littering and anti-social behaviour – and launched in a blaze of publicity – are being paid BELOW his own living wage! Adverts all over the internet from dodgy outsource specialist security firm Kingdom are offering the jobs for £8.00 AN HOUR when the Reverend’s formal living wage rate for all council workers and their contractors is £8.45 AN HOUR! ... more
    Bristolian
    3 weeks ago
  • Save Bialowieza Forest! Info-night
    Monday 11 December 2017 @ Kebele Social Centre 14 Robertson Road, Easton, Bristol 8pm for tea and snacks, 8.30 for talk Ring the Alarm! Poland’s Bialowieza forest and climate activists under threat from loggers and the state. Activists from The Camp for the Forest, a coalition of groups, NGOs and individuals committed to stopping logging in the last primeval forest in lowland Europe, will be coming to ... more
    Kebele
    2 months ago
  • No Is Not Enough
    When a new Naomi Klein book comes along it is certain to be a part of the zeitgeist. So the recent publication of No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics is no exception. Classics such as No Logo (1999) and The Shock Doctrine (2007) added important critiques to the public debate about neo-liberalism. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate (2014) documented the environmental impossibility of the current ... more
    Bristol Radical History Group
    2 months ago
  • URGENT APPEAL: Bristol Zero Tolerance
      Please help us to continue the fight against gender-based violence, abuse, harassment and exploitation. Women experience sexual harassment on a daily basis. The recent social media campaign #MeToo highlighted it to be a global issue affecting all women and permeating all social spaces, including our streets and institutions. And in Bristol it is also […] ... more
    Bristol Womens Voice
    2 months ago
  • Antifenix pamphlet. The Fenix verdict: Defendants acquitted
    Check out this pdf produced by comrades in the Czech Republic…3 years of lack of evidence – 3 years that fucked up our lives (DOWNLOAD .PDF FILE HERE) The Fenix case uproar, consists of a lot of accusations of many crimes, ranging from the one of so-called “promotion of terrorism” to the one of preparation of terrorist attacks. These are the ones that were most discussed at the latest ... more
    Bristol ABC
    3 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
    4 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
    5 months ago
  • Shamblestories 2017
    “Who wants to be in my band?”  Asks the Singer/Guitarist.  “There’s only one rule: you have to be naked.”“Do you not have to be able to play?”“Well, that’s a bonus, but you definitely have to be naked, that’s the main thing.”“Well, it’s a flip from the normal thing, isn’t it?  Well done you...”An enthusiastic drummer is on board from the start.  During the first song, a ... more
    Clayton Blizzard
    5 months ago
  • How to win the Afghan war to everyone’s advantage – except drug lords
    Trump declares that he will win the Afghan war. The Guardian describes that war as unwinnable and unlosable (Leader, 23rd August).  If the war is to continue indefinitely, then the world faces a miserable future, because the so-called War on Terror is one of the main drivers of Islamic terrorism. However, there is a way of bringing the misery to an end. To win a war we need to win ... more
    Greenerblog
    5 months 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
    5 months ago

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