Rising up to open opportunities in the arts
Rising Arts Agency is helping young people of colour to break into the cultural sector.
Watch: Do mandem need feminism?
MANDEM are an organisation led by men of colour making moves and taking on important issues. In their latest event they explored how and why mandem need feminism.
“He said that he was nearby, and was going to come over and take my things”
This woman’s story of being on the sharp-end of the council’s debt collection policies.
Voices: “Why we’re shouting the names of Kurdish fighters from the rooftops of arms companies”
An activist protesting Bristol arms companies explains why they are putting names and stories to the victims of the arms trade.
Should strip clubs be banned?
The renewal of the licenses for two strip clubs in Bristol in March reignited debate in the city about the presence of sexual entertainment venues...
A rapper has made a track to #bootoutbailiffs
This local rapper is using his skills to call on the council to #bootoutbailiffs
“I owed £1. Bailiffs and the council forced me to pay £311″
This mum and carer was forced to pay 311 times more than the debt she owed.
The Labour councillor calling time on council bailiffs
He has been on the sharp end, and now wants to change how the council collects debt.
“I was chased by bailiffs and the council for a debt I never owed”
This man was hounded for 11 months for money he was never required to pay.
Bristol University lecturer: ‘Why I’m going on strike’
As Bristol University staff go on strike over a pensions dispute, English lecturer John McTague writes why action is needed
Watch: This Bristolian (and a toy fox) fought ISIS
This Bristol activist joined the Kurdish forces who are fighting ISIS, being attacked by the Turkish government and struggling for a more just society in Syria and the middle east.