Edition 3 : Spring 2015
Reclaiming football for all: presenting the manifesto for a better game
Football could be different and could be better. This is how. Bristol-based journalist, David Goldblatt, gives his take on how the game can restore its...
Avonmouth: have parties failed working class voters?
Alon Aviram Additional work by: Adam Cantwell-Corn Illustration: Sam Knock Is there a growing faultline between working class voters and the Labour party? From trade-unions...
Somali: Codka Soomaalidu saameyn intee leeg ayuu doorashada 2015 ku yeelan karaa?
“Somalis must vote, they must exercise their rights and must use their voice” Words: Ruqiya Hassan Illustrations by Sophie Filomena. The first in a series...
Will Somali voters determine Bristol’s 2015 General Election?
“Somalis must vote, they must exercise their rights and must use their voice” Ruqiya Hassan The first in a series of foreign language articles, there...
What’s the Human Rights Act ever done for you?
The Conservatives think it’s another unwanted European import. Will is a trainee solicitor at leading human rights and public law firm Deighton Pierce Glynn, Bristol.
Just what have our MPs been up to?
You might have noticed political flyers coming through your door these past few months, brimming with earnest messages and pledges by MP wannabes in a bid to win your vote. We thought we’d take a look behind the political spiel at some of what our MPs have been up to.
Darren Hall: "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then you win."
Can the Greens reach out beyond their liberal middle-class heartland to secure a victory? Joe Smith spoke with Darren Hall, the Green Party candidate for...
Fringe benefits: who are the ‘other’ candidates running for Bristol this General Election?
From painting Bristol’s cranes to look like giraffes, to parties proposing radical anti-austerity policies, what makes Bristol’s smaller parties tick? Arvind Howarth finds out.