Miscellaneous events from 2013.

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, 2012 Resistance in an age of Austerity What does resistance mean take in an age of austerity? As we see the austerity agenda having massive consequences in Greece and Spain and the UK bracing itself for the real impact of this agenda, we […]
, 2013

Physical Resistance: A Hundred Year’s of Anti-Fascism Book Launch - Physical Resistance: A Hundred Year's of Anti-Fascism by Dave Hann Large-scale confrontations, disruption of meetings, sabotage and street fighting have been part of the practice of […]
, 2013 Propaganda Shaping The Views of a Nation Permanent Culture Now, Bristol Indymedia and Bristol Radical History Group are proud to present as part of the Bristol Radical Film Festival a presentation and series of films about how propaganda was […]
, 2013

New Unionism, New Women and Black Friday Meet at Gardiner Haskins Car Park (near Old Market), New Thomas Street, BS2 0JP As a belated launch for three new pamphlets released by BRHG in 2012-13 (The Bristol Strike Wave of 1889-1890 […] Mike Richardson
, 2013 The Fight against Blacklisting Di Parkin has been a left activist since the 1960s. She is a historian and published “60 years of struggle” history of Betteshanger, a militant Kent pit. She will be speaking about the actions on the […] Di Parkin
, 2013 A Marxist History of the World in 45 Minutes We face the greatest crisis in the history of humanity. Economic depression, imperialist war, climate catastrophe, and grotesque social inequalities threaten to tear the world apart. What is to be […] Neil Faulkner (1958-2022)
, 2013 Tolpuddle And Captain Swing: Hidden History? In 1834, six Dorset farm labourers were condemned to transportation to Australia for forming an early trade union. These 'Tolpuddle Martyrs' have become an iconic part of modern British history. But […] Roger Ball
, 2013

Protests in Brazil What's behind the protests that mobilized hundreds of thousands of Brazilians and shocked the country in the middle of the Confederations Cup? Who are the protesters and what are their flags and […]
, 2013

‘We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the drains’: An alternative explanation of the public debt? Neoliberal myths, lies and statistics about the public deficit such as the commodity theory of money, supply and demand, ‘rational’ consumer choices and ‘alternatives within capitalism’ are de-bunked using sources from the Guardian to the President of the EU Central Bank. Alan Brown
, 2013 The Black Revolution On Wednesday the 16th October, Bristol will be hosting Jonina Abron-Ervin and Lorenzo Ervin as they give talks on their involvement in the US Black Power Movement and struggles that continue to this […] Jonina Abron-Ervin,
Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin
, 2013

Global Revolts and Uprisings To celebrate the recent release of Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 2 (PM Press) George Katsiaficas and Geronimo will be speaking at several events in the UK. They will discuss the Asian Wave from […] George Caffentzis,
, 2013

Justseeds: Radical art group Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, a network of artists from the U.S., Canada and Mexico, has been producing print and design work reflecting radical social, environmental and political movements or more […] Kevin Caplicki
, 2013 James Connolly Songs of Freedom With Mat Callahan, Clayton Blizzard and Commander McNeil. Singer/songwriter Matt Callahan performs Songs of Freedom, a celebration of the life and work of James Connolly, the Irish revolutionary […] Clayton Blizzard,
Mat Callahan,
Michael McNeil
, 2013

Remembering the Dublin Lockout 1913-2013 On 16 November 1913, the Bristol Trades Council held a public meeting at the Empire Music Hall in support of the workers locked out by their employers in Dublin. Some 2,000 people turned up to hear […] John Newsinger
, 2013

Book Launch: In Letters of Blood and Fire: Work, Machines, and the Crisis of Capitalism Karl Marx remarked that the only way to write about the origins of capitalism is in the letters of blood and fire used to drive workers from the common lands, forests, and waters in the sixteenth […] George Caffentzis
, 2013

The Game of Drones + Unmanned Game of Drones: The President and the White House Fly (Handsome Dog Productions, 2013). Investigative poem on topical issue of ‘Unmanned Aerial Vehicles’. Written by Heathcote Williams; Narration and […] Heathcote Williams (1941-2017),
Alan Cox
, 2013

Why was Charles I executed? Justice, liberties and popular petitioning in 1648-49 The regicide of 1649 has often been presented by books, articles and TV dons as the result of religious beliefs related to the King's role as a […] Norah Carlin
, 2013

Bristol Local History Fair Stalls Avon Local History & Archaeology Bishop Books Bristol Books Bristol Radical History Group Bristol Record Society Bygone Bristol Diesel, Dru Marland, Fiducia Frenchay Village Museum Long […]

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