MP Charlotte Leslie: Sheikhs, food hampers and trips abroad
Sandi Dheensa takes a look at how local MP Charlotte Leslie has represented the interests of Middle Eastern regimes and sheikdoms during her time in...
Do young Bristolians want the vote?
The youth will control our future and how the world ends up for the next generation. But are they ready?
Voices: Who is the Tory aristocrat running for Bristol East?
Who is Theodora Clarke, the Conservative candidate who wants to be a “strong voice for Bristol East in a strong and stable government”?
Dont knock EastEnders, it has important lessons for us all
A social worker justifies their not-so-guilty pleasure.
“You are definitely not alone”: Using art to tackle the teenage mental health taboo
Teenagers and youth charities have collaborated with the Cable on this series of illustrations on mental health
Pride against all odds
A culture of disbelief towards LGBT asylum seekers means the safety and acceptance provided by support groups like Bristol Pride Without Borders is vital.
Opinions: Working isn’t working
A counsellor challenges the current political agenda on work and the government push to get people into jobs under the guise of a health intervention.
Schools cuts: the silent voices of teachers
Stress, redundancies, lack of respect for the profession, the impact on children... teachers speak out about the impacts of most severe school cuts they've ever experienced.
School cuts: From within the classroom
A sixth former argues that the current school cuts will fail future school students – and society will pay the price.
“Are you sexually confused?”: Prejudice in mental health services
"You're sexually confused": Historically, LGBT+ people have been treated appallingly by mental health professionals and institutions, and the situation is still problematic today, says Luke Carter.
Discussing the ‘Age of Anger’ with author Pankaj Mishra
What are the roots of current global crises, and how can we find hope in an age of instability and rage?
Catastrophic thinking, with author Robert Muir-Wood
The author of ‘The Cure for Catastrophe: How we can stop manufacturing natural disasters’ met up with one of the Cable Media Lab at Bristol...