Bristol Free Voice: A refugee media project
Tired of the misrepresentation of refugees and asylum seekers in the media, Bristol Free Voice is tackling the issue head on. Founded earlier this year,...
Voices: A view on van-living
Isabel Burnett speaks about her experiences living outside the traditional housing market – in a van parked up on the street
Voices: Former MP Charlotte Leslie’s lands new job in… politics!
Charlotte Leslie, the former Bristol North West MP has landed herself a job as the new director of the Conservative Middle East Council.
Voice: Inadvertent racism is still racism – The recent Exchange “no grime allowed” fiasco is just the latest
There’s no easy answer to the simultaneous exclusion of black cultural output and then it's appropriation by brands and people who are disrespectful to those who create it.
Voices: Don’t let the arms industry sponsor Bristol Pride
Lorna Stephenson argues that companies such as Babcock should not be allowed to ‘pink-wash’ their dealings with repressive regimes by sponsoring Pride events.
Opinion: A thank-you letter to Bristol’s young Labour voters
Greetings young comrades! (Can I call you comrade? Thanks!). As self-appointed spokesperson for Bristol’s long-time socialists, anarchists and communists, I wanted to write you a...
Bristol’s literary talent talk inspiration, day jobs and their break out successes
Bristol is a hotbed of literary talent. Katharine Orton spends time with three Bristol writers: YA award-winner, Stefan Mohamed, romantic novelist Rosemary Dun, and popular...
Disenchanted BME voters could swing general election
In this tightly fought snap election, the Black Minority Ethnic (BME) vote could be a determinant winning factor, writes Abdi Mohamed.
I’m voting to stop the assault on disabled people’s rights
I am one of the 89% of disabled people intending to vote in this election. Cuts to services, a rise in hate crimes; as a group we have been especially impacted in these austere times.
Voices: Tactical voting and alliance building to ‘stop the Tories’
Whether as part of national campaigns, or grassroots constituency-level activism, Bristol is seeing a surge of activity towards creating ‘progressive alliances’ to keep the Conservatives...
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...