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  • Politics needs good understanding and good practice
    Theresa May speaks about national unity. It is true that we are a divided nation.We are divided not just by Brexit (which comes from a deep, historic division in the Tory party over Europe), but also by inequality of wealth and income.We are also divided from each other by our beliefs. We are ruled by a clique of blinkered ideologues many of whom deny that continued use of fossil fuel ... more
    Greenerblog
    8 hours ago
  • Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end
    A farewell from our Programme and Campaigns Manager After four amazing years, I decided to move on from Bristol Women’s Voice and hand over the reins to someone new, with fresh ideas to challenge women’s inequality in Bristol. Whenever there is a big change, it provides a unique opportunity to reflect on our journey and […] ... more
    Bristol Womens Voice
    15 hours ago
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    Kebele
    1 day ago
  • THE GAME’S AFOOT
    Offensive to muslims according to non-muslim equalities enthusiast Labour’s candidate for Metro Mayor, Lesley “Person” Mansell is going to provide us with lots of ENTERTAINMENT. Not least because this ridiculous Equalities and Diversity Manager for the NHS appears to have learned the cut and thrust of power politics on the mean streets of the Mendips as Chair of Radstock Town Council. This council, some may recall, made the news in 2013 when they effectively ... more
    Bristolian
    2 days ago
  • #potd – Birds on the Beach in La Serena (at the Mouth of the River Elqui)
    If you walk down Avenida De Aguirre some 2km to the coast from the city of La Serena (central Chile), and head north along the beach for another 25 minutes, you’ll be in for a real bird-life surprise. At the mouth of the River Elqui and on the surrounding beach you’ll find flocks of birds of numerous different types, to the extent that it’s an almost eery place to be ... more
    Zero to thirty three
    3 days ago
  • Printing Zines and the Zine Fair – After Party!
    The printing of zines has begun! The collective has picked some of our favourites to fill your brains with useful information and funny stories at the Anarchist Zine Fair, and on top of that we’re throwing a party afterwards for you all to let loose and boogie! Party info ere! ... more
    Bristol anarchist bookfair
    3 days ago
  • For OD 50 50: The Things I Would Tell You review
    I reviewed The Things I Would Tell You, ed by Sabrina Mahfouz, for OD 50:50 Have a read. ... more
    Sian Crooked Rib
    4 days ago
  • Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro
    I first read James Baldwin recently, and it seemed serendipitous that this film was released so soon after.  I’ve seen the famous Oxford Union debate between Baldwin, the subject of this film, and William F. Buckley, an unbearably pompous, verbose and slimy writer and pundit famous in the US in the 1960s.  That debate, about the state of race relations in the USA at the time (1965), was won comfortably ... more
    Clayton Blizzard
    4 days ago
  • June 8th – Chance to Kick Out the Tories!
    Corbyn and May - who will be the next Prime Minister?Defeat the Millionaires' Tory GovernmentCorbyn Must Fight the Election With Socialist PoliciesSocialist Party statementTheresa May has called a general election for one reason - not the reason she gave - but because of the government's weakness in face of a rising tide of anger in British society.Workers are suffering the most prolonged squeeze on wages since the start of the nineteenth century. ... more
    Bristol Socialism
    6 days ago
  • Sylvia Pankhurst, ‘The Dreadnought’ and the ‘Great War’
    Sylvia PankhurstDuring the First World War Sylvia Pankhurst’s newspaper, The Dreadnought was the most consistently anti-war publication. It not only opposed the global conflict but condemned the crushing of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland, supported the 1917 Russian Revolution and campaigned for a revolution in Britain. Professor Newsinger is the author of numerous books including The Blood Never Dried: A People’s History of the British Empire (2006), Fighting Back: ... more
    Bristol Radical History Group
    1 week ago

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  • I Am Not Your Negro
    25/04/2017 17:30In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was... Read more »