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  • BBC Today Programme tries to defend its indefensible global warming stance
    Yesterday, I (and I suspect many others who wrote in protest at the abysmal interview of "Lord" Lawson on the BBC Today programme, 10th August) received a brief generic fob-off letter from the assistant editor of the programme. Here it is, and below it I have pasted the response I have just emailed to him.From: John Neal, Assistant Editor, Today Programme, BBC Radio 4. (Emphasis added in bold)Thank you for ... more
    Greenerblog
    7 hours ago
  • Announcing the winner of the mug design competition
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    Bristol Womens Voice
    1 day ago
  • ** 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
    2 days 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
    3 days 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
    4 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
    5 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
    6 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
    7 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
  • 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
    2 weeks ago