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Are the Avon and Wiltshire Partnership honestly ‘Putting Patients Firts’?

A recent consultation paper, follows on from a compulsory competitive tendering (CCT) process initiated by the local Clinical Commissioning Group overseeing mental health services in Bristol against a background of budget reductions .

Posted in Anti Austerity, Newswire, Opinion piece

Stop the cuts to The Bush Residential Unit for disabled children

Please support us in this campaign to keep all the beds at the Bush residential unit for disabled children

Posted in Anti Austerity, Human Rights, Local Government, Newswire, Opinion piece, Protest, Solidarity

50 subverts hit Bristol bus stops over weekend

Over 50 bus stop ads were replaced in Bristol this weekend as part seen the biggest ever unauthorised takeover of outdoor advertising in the uk.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, Globalisation, Human Rights, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire, Opinion piece, Policing, Protest, Sustainability

Easton’s UKIP advert

There’s only going to be more of this sort of nonsense coming to a street corner near you soon. Brushes on a stick at the ready folks.

Posted in Anti Austerity, History, Human Rights, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire, Opinion piece, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability

The rise and rise of the amateur – how the social economy is taking off, in Bristol and beyond

Article aims to celebrate the increasing engagement in volunteering, public involvement in the community and the rise of community organizations and projects, especially utilising the fast developing online/digital landscape, and particularly, how good Bristol is at doing this.

Posted in Corporations / Big Business, Local Government, Main Feature, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire, Opinion piece, Policing

Programme out now for the 2014 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair

The full programme of meetings, and list of stalls, for the 2014 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair, has been announced.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Corporations / Big Business, History, Newswire, Opinion piece, Policing, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability

Economic growth is merely the tinfoil hat on the frothing lunatic that is conventional economic theory.

In the Alice in Wonderland world of politics that we seek to enter and influence, economic growth is held to be the norm that guarantees our prosperity. Recession, or contraction, also inelegantly called de-growth, guarantees misery for many because it means unemployment and poverty.

Posted in Newswire, Opinion piece