Miscellaneous events from 2012.

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, 2012 Old Market March and Police Riot – 80th Anniversary February 23rd 1932 was the scene of a confrontation between the National Unemployed Workers’ Movement and the police. To mark the 80th anniversary, historians Roger Ball and Dave Backwith will […] Roger Ball,
Dave Backwith
, 2012 History Walk – Old Market March and Riot – 80th Anniversary Meet at 2pm at Hydra Books for a History Walk through the streets of Old Market and Central Bristol, where Bristol Radical History Group members will recount the stories associated with the various […]
, 2012 From the Great Plague to the Plague of Women: Purity, Misogyny and Female Enclosure We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause and will rearange this event for a date in the near future. Steve Higginson will interpret the re-birth of misogyny by looking at the period of the […] Steve Higginson
, 2012 Ben Tillett Ben Tillett ~ Working class friend or foe? A talk and discussion led by Jim McNeill To launch Bristol Radical History Group's new pamphlet, "Ben Tillett" this talk will cover the life and work of this […] Jim McNeill
, 2012 PUPPET SHOW – Roots of Resistance: 20 years of Earth First! – Otherstory Using a magical "live animation " technique, Roots of Resistance celebrates the rise of radical ecological activism in the last 20 years: from the treetops of Newbury to the tops of power station […] Otherstory
, 2012 The Haymarket, Chicago and Mayday On Tuesday May 4th 1886 near the Haymarket, Chicago, police attempted to violently disperse 200 remaining members of a peaceful demonstration called to protest about the police killing the day before […] Roger Ball
, 2012 The Friends of Durruti and the Maydays in Barcelona (1937) This week marks the 75th anniversary of the 'Barcelona Maydays' an uprising in response to the Republican Government's attempt to seize power in revolutionary Catalonia during the Spanish Civil War. […] Lee Groves
, 2012 The Life & Family of William Penn (PA) Wooden Shoe Book, 704 South Street, Philadelphia PA 19147. 260 years of bloody colonial history - an illustrated talk. A mighty counter blast to the deoiction of Quaker, Willaim Penn as a peace lover […] Jim McNeill
, 2012 The Life & Family of Williamm Penn (MD) Red Emma's Bookstore, 800 St. Paul St. Baltimore, MD 21202. 260 years of bloody colonial history - an illustrated talk A mighty counter blast to the deoiction of Quaker, Willaim Penn as a peace lover […] Jim McNeill
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The Family of William Penn Liam Flynn's Ale House 22W. North Ave. Tel. (443) 956 1702 liamflynn@gmail.com The Family of William Penn: Their Role in the brutal Colonisation of Ireland The Story of the Penn family's involvement […] Jim McNeill
, 2012 The Life & Family of William Penn (NY) Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen Street, New York 10002. 260 years of bloody colonial history - an illustrated talk A mighty counter blast to the deoiction of Quaker, Willaim Penn as a peace lover […] Jim McNeill
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Parsons And Travern Casa Aztlan, 1831 S. Racine, Pilsen, Chicago Accessible by Pink Line 18th Street stop and bus route 16/18th St. Members of Bristol Radical History Group will discuss two of their heroes, both with […]
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Radical History From Below Red and Black Cafe, 400 SE 12th Avenue (Buckman), Portland, OR 97212, USA The Bristol Radical History Group explores history from below, opening up hidden histories and critiquing mainstream […]
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‘The Short Hot Summer’: The August Riots in the UK, 2011 The August ‘riots’ in Britain last summer were portrayed by the media and politicians as the actions of ‘greedy feral youth’ or ‘gangs’ within a ‘criminal underclass’. Most of these politically loaded explanations were presented before what had happened was even known.
, 2012 Radical History ‘From Below’ Niebyl-Proctor Library 6501 Telegraph - one block north of Alcatraz Oakland USA Bart: Ashby The Bristol Radical History Group (BRHG) from the UK explores history from below, opening up hidden […]
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Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle Public Lecture by Silvia Federici and launch of her new book: Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle (PM Press, 2012) Written between 1974 and the present, Revolution […] Silvia Federici
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Resistance to Debt: Catiline, El Barzon and Strike Debt Resistance to Debt is increasingly the way that class struggle is being expressed today. But debt resistance is not new. In Ancient Rome the battles between debtors and creditors were real ones, […] George Caffentzis

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