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- FIlm: Nicola Peel Talk- Amazon / How One Person Can Make a Difference
Part 1 - 4 of talk by Nicola Peel on Change In the Amazon & How One Person Can Make a Difference. The whole talk will play through from part 1-4 if you wait for each section to end. Filmed at…
- Film: Ian Bone Talk '1919 Revolutionaries'
Ian Bone presents a rollicking ride through the year of 1919 a Year of Revolution. He places seven revolutionaries in that year. Maria Spiridonova, Jaroslav Hasek, Gabriel D'Annunzio,Percy…
- Film: November 30th Strike Films uncovering the pensions myths and highlighting the attacks on the general population
Part one pensions myths. Who really gets the gold plated pensions. Part two: The strikes are not just about pensions there is a load of terrible attacks on the lives of people in general…
- Film: Avoiding Burnout when doing Activism Workshop
Film of a great workshop at the Sunrise Off Grid festival on how to look after yourself when you are involved in Activism, it is all to easy to be swept along by issues, feel depressed when everything can seem so hopeless. Mike offers some practical advice on how to look after yourselves and others when undertaking activism.
- Film: Seattle Solidarity Network how to setup and run a solidarity network
Film of a presentation put on by Seattle Solidarity Network on how to setup and run a solidarity network, solidarity networks are cooperatives of people who get together to support each other against dodgy, landlords, employers, institutions in order to make sure their rights are upheld and they are treated fairly.
- Are Governments attempting to stop citizens from growing their own food?
Here we look at some of the legislation that is geared towards curbing people growing their own food.
- Guerrilla gardening
A brief outline of guerrilla gardening and why it is important for a sustainable future.
- The struggle
this piece is about how our actions can have a very effect as we move away from the old order of capitalism and exploitation towards a permanent culture of the future.
- ANOK4U2: Crass and Anarchism in the UK
this piece looks at Anarchist punk band crass.
- Permaculture and Politics
Explores permaculture and politics and how they might work together in the politics of the future.
- Celebrating being human
This piece briefly explores the notion of celebrating the fight back as we strive towards a permanent culture of the future
- Film: A three fold attack on protest
The film looks at how policing has changed to control/stop protest occurring in the UK through the history of the police, the development of militarised methods of policing, and the increasing criminalisation of protest.
- Film: Squatting past, present and future - Off grid 2012
Phoenix from solutions zone TV talks about the origins of squatting past, present and future at Sunrise Off Grid Festival 2012.
- Remaking Our World
Heartfelt and positive message from one person on how and why she is working to remake the world, we really relate to this message and I am sure you will to :)
- Film: New Age Travellers - A personal story
Steve from Permanent Culture Now takes us through an enlightening, funny and sad personal history of his involvement in the UK new age traveler communities.
- Film: Silivia Federici Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle
In this talk Silvia Federici talks about her forty years of research and theorizing on the nature of housework, social reproduction, and women’s struggles, excellent talk.
- Film: Vision on tv guide to street reporting
Want to become the news then check out how to do street reporting with vision on tv crew, they can also host your films and distribute them for you, a great project.
- Film: Uk Video Activism Discussion - Bristol Radical Film Festival 2012
Discussion about UK video activism from Bristol Radical Film Festival, includes speakers from vision on tv, Camcorder guerillas, Reel News and Permanent Culture Now.
- Film: Mike (PCN): Why the commons are important today
Michael from Permanent Culture Now, explains the notion of the commons and why the commons are so important today.
- Film: Steve (PCN) - Is permaculture political?
Is permaculture just about growing food or is it inherently more political, join us to find out if we think permaculture is political.
- Occupy Sandy A community responds
Occupy Sandy is a community response to the devastating effects of the hurricane on New York city, it is an important example to us all of how community and solidarity are becoming ever more important for all of us in these uncertain times.
- Permaculture & Human Rights
This is a guest piece written by our friend Lasse Bresson Krøner on the subject of permaculture and human rights, very interesting read :)
- Pay day loans
this piece looks at high street money lenders as a vehicle that fuels poverty.
- Film: Resistance in an age of austerity
What does resistance mean in an age of austerity, how can we change the world for the better when all around us we see the dismantling of our public services, watch this debate to get a range of views on this thorny issue.
- At what point do we claim self defence?
This piece looks at when and if there is a likely to be mass social unrest in the UK due to the prevailing Neoliberal ideology.
- Permaculture, Queerness & Feminism
This article is a conversation between queer permaculture practitioners and community organisers, Nicole Vosper and Annie-Rose London, communicating across continents about gender, sexuality and design.
- Interview with Anarchist Stuart Christie
Interview with Stuart Christie, author of My Granny Made Me An Anarchist and other books, about his views on the anarchist struggle, defining anarchism and ways forward and in the tradition of libertarian socialism/anarchism.
- Solutions to Credit Crisis and Essential Articles to read
A follow up guest post from our good friend Alan on potential solutions to the credit crisis and his top links to read on these issues. Essential reading.
- Film: The Fight Against Blacklisting
Talk about blacklisting: Politicians and employers like to portray the blacklisting of trade union members for their health & safety activities as a thing of the past. That does not correspond with the reality of life for those who continue to stick their neck out to protect themselves, their workmates and the public.
- The end of the old paradigm and shifts in cautiousness
this piece explores the idea of shifting paradigms and asks us to exercise caution in the fight we engaged in.
- Film: ‘The Short Hot Summer’: The August Riots in the UK, 2011 & Rebellion in Tottenham
Want to know what the real story of the 2011 riots was, then watch this talk on the riots based on hard facts, also features rebellion in Tottenham film by reel news - Mike
- Community building in the age of individualism: part 1
this series explores community building as a valuable response to Neoliberalism
- Community building in the age of individualism: what makes communities tick?
this piece in the series looks at what makes communities tick and brings them together
- No place for capitalism in ecology movement
this piece briefly explores profiteering from ecology and skills based workshops
- What does work mean to you?
this piece looks at the idea of work and we can change it for the better of ourselves and community
- Secrets and Spies: Police and Corporate Spying on Activists
This talk by Eveline Lubbers, shines a light on corporate and police spying on activists includes topical revelations from the Economic League's blacklisting of trade unionists, to the McLibel case to the high-profile exposure of police spy Mark Kennedy.
- Individual action
this piece explores the actions we take as individuals as we move towards the creation of more ecologically and people centred world, cheers Steve
- How to be secure online - Tech Tools for Activism
With the not really surprising news that governments are tracking all our online activity, its time to get a bit more savvy with your online security and one of the best places to get informed is the great tech tools for activism website.
- Community and The Fallowfield Secret Garden
this is the second piece about the Fallowfield secret garden by Gavin Pate, a friend of permanent culture now
- Refuse and Redesign part 2 - They piss in their own drinking water
this is the second in the 'Refuse and redesign' series that looks at how we negotiate working towards a fairer and ecologically sensitive world, cheers Steve
- Films of Bristol Radical History Zone talks at 2013 Anarchist Bookfair
Find out about Armed forces strikes in World War 1, The Greenham Common Women's Movement, Hillbilly Nationalists, The Land of Cokaygne, Spanish Civil war songs and Anarcho Syndicalists in the 1960s, in these talks filmed at 2013 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair Radical History Zone, hosted by Bristol Radical History Group.
- Precious Water
this piece briefly looks at some of the issues surrounding our water supply the most vital of human resources, cheers' Steve
- Film: Three minutes to midnight: the women’s anti-nuclear protest at Greenham Common
In this talk hear how the Greenham common women's movement against the nuclear arms race developed and campaigned for a peaceful world.
- Film: Running down Whitehall with a black flag: memories of anarchism in the 1960′s
Di Parkin was a revolutionary activist from the early 1960′s to the 1980′s, hear her story of involvement with syndicalist movements and members of Durutti amongst others.
- Film: Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Race, Class and Gender in the 60′s U.S.
Hillbilly nationalists were a white radical movement in the US in the 1960's and formed part of a coalition with Black panthers amongst others, find out more about this movement in this talk.
- Film: ‘Libres’: Songs of the Spanish Revolution (Pilar Lopez)
Pilar Lopez’s songs and poetry performances about the Spanish Social Revolution of 1936 brings to life the spirit of these times and there links to today's struggles in Spain, sit back and be inspired by these great songs.
- Film: Beyond (Eco) Campaigning - Bristol Green Week
Does Eco campaigning work todya and what do we need to do today to move towards a better world, these are some of issues discussed in this talk from Bristol Green Week 2013.
- Urban Permaculture series: creating resilient small scale Cities for the future
this piece explores the idea and practice of urban permaculture as a means of helping to bring about a permanent culture based on sound ecology and abundance.
- FIlm: Nicola Peel Talk- Amazon / How One Person Can Make a Difference