The Cable is launching a national campaign calling for police to come clean on IMSI-catchers, and to ban this intrusive.
From politics to potatoes: real views and stories from Bristol refugees and asylum seekers. People listened to the recordings while looking at the objects the...
Victory for campaign as mayor scraps council tax changes
The plans would have hit 16,000 of the poorest households.
Bristol Uni named in UK spy agency tribunal
A tribunal has been told that UK spy agencies MI5 and MI6 may be breaking the law when they share data with foreign intelligence agencies...
On the front lines against ISIS
We hear from a Bristolian in the ongoing anti-fascist fight in Syria.
Watch: Together we can fight modern slavery
Animation ‘What do you see?’, by Sally Arthur, showing how modern slavery works in the UK.
Pressure builds on mayor to drop council tax changes that hit poorest
Brewing rebellion by Labour party and councillors following ACORN campaign.
Voice: Drug deaths – “It doesn’t need to be this way”
After the loss of her partner to drug addiction, Cara joined the campaign advocating for drug legalisation.
School for teenage mums under threat
An ‘outstanding’ school for teenage mothers and their children is facing an uncertain future.
NHS cuts hit fertility treatments
The local NHS has angered patients by restricting its criteria for IVF eligibility, at the same time as privatising Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine. Illustration:...
How this Barcelona group is building community power
An interview with the vice-president of the Federation of Neighbourhood Associations of Barcelona
Brexit: Green MEP launches fight for secret documents
The government won’t hand over 50 reports on the impact of Brexit.
Watch: Battling for Bristol – Archives of social justice
A short documentary on Bristol’s history of social justice struggle
The Bristol Cable: inside your people-powered media
From edition 13, OUT NOW! Find your nearest copy. When times are bad, we need public good more than ever. Austerity is under the spotlight,...
“Beautiful, ordinary people”: Capturing Brexit on film
Ahead of Bristol Radical Film Festival, the Cable spoke to director Timothy George Kelly about his ‘state of the nation’ documentary, Brexitannia.
A never-ending journey
What can history teach us about how we got here and where we go next? The Journey to Justice project aims to find out by...
Opinion: Creative solutions for the city’s van dwellers could be a win-win for everyone
A van dweller argues that community and council engagement could find solutions that suit Bristol’s diversity and tolerance.
Celebrating Bristol’s change makers
Edition 13: We’re looking at the city’s change makers, past and present. In its own way, the Cable is changing the rules - creating media owned and led by those it serves.
Brits most ‘stopped and checked’ for immigration crimes they can’t commit
Data suggests racial profiling in 11 major UK cities.
Analysis: Bristol’s next move should look to Barcelona
The Mayor and Bristolians can get inspiration in the struggle against the government.