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Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Neil Maggs

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Cleo Lake

Season 1, Episode 1: Founding member of Countering Colston, Green party city councillor and former Lord Mayor, Cleo Lake has a lot to say on the big questions of politics, race, history and the future of Bristol and beyond.

Experiment in democracy, as council to pilot citizens' assemblies

Chris Skidmore, Kingswood MP, declined to give statement in staffer’s sexual assault case, says detective

General Election 2019

Bristol North West: What you need to know for the 2019 General Election

The marginal seat has flipped between Labour and Tories for years.

General Election 2019

Lib Dem use of data misleading in marginal seat of Bristol North West

Reports

The latest struggle within the Labour party matters to everyone

European elections: why it matters even though it doesn't feel like it

This is no ordinary election, and it comes at a pivotal time, argues Nick Dowson.

Cable event: Undercover in the alt-right

Our latest event for Bristol Cable members took us deep into the world of far-right politics. But what can we do to challenge these views?

Has identity politics gone too far? My take

There is no such thing as a politics unaffected by identity. So what's the fuss?

Podcast: Football Lads Alliance – The Rise of Fascism in Football?

Welcome to episode three of W.G. Grace’s Sports Surgery. Terry and Duke sit down with Dick Gherkin from cult podcast, From Bristol With Love, to...

OPINION: the voting system is broken, it's time for change

Have you ever felt your vote didn’t count? The turnout in both national and local elections suggests that a lot of people share that view....

Listen: David Goldblatt on Putin, politics and #worldcupfever!

Award winning football author, David Goldblatt, delivered a fascinating talk on Putin, politics and football.

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...

WON WHAT?! The press lost this election

IT WAS THE SUN WOT FUDGED IT. For the most part, the tabloids and broadsheets were way off the mark in their election coverage, and...

Distracted by the election frenzy? Read the roundup

Sweaty palms, hope, anxiety. Crunch time. The general election. Distracted at work? Caught up thinking about who will be in government from tomorrow? Us too....

Between the Ballots

Politics is too important to be left to politicians: local activists discuss social change as a daily activity.

Faith in politics

What has religion got to do with politics? Adam Cantwell-Corn caught up with a Bishop, a deputy Imam, a Quaker, a Rastafarian and a couple...

Voxpops: how prepared are students for the general election?

As the UK approaches what looks to be a very close election, it looks like every vote could mean the difference between a Conservative or...

Video: Conscious Hip Hop in Bristol

Local artists D-Red, Lowdose and Ben reflect on the origins, meaning and challenges of conscious hip hop. Filmed and Produced by D-Red Edited by Alec for...

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