Saturday 12th September, at The Island (Artspace Lifespace at the Bridewell), Bristol Members of BRHG will be doing three talks/discussions: From Peterloo to Captain Swing: Victims or Insurgents? - Roger Room 1 Ground Floor: 11.00am-12.00pm: A BRHG talk on the hidden history of struggle in the 19th century. It focuses on how and why major struggles have been ignored or distorted by the left as well as the right. A Brief History of Corporations - Dan Bennett The Films and Media Workshops room […]
From Poll Tax Struggles To Recession Resistance An event by Bristol Anarchist Book Fair on Thursday 23rd April 2009 at the Cube from 7:30pm. £2/3. 19 years ago when the Tories tried to introduce the community charge, or Poll Tax, in England & Wales, they were met with a campaign of mass grassroots community resistance, in the form of anti-poll tax unions. About 17 million people refused to pay, and used a diverse range of tactics to confront the state and tax collectors. What can we learn […]
13th September 2008 At St Werburghs Centre, Horley Rd, Bristol BS2 9TJ From 10am to 5pm For more details visit the Book Fair website.