Find out about new political movements, real utopias and green politics in this talk from Off Grid Festival 2014.
Follow Steve from Permanent Culture Now as he shows you how to make a seed bomb, then go out an invade the derelict space around where you live.
Gee Vaucher of CRASS, discussing her work and its impact from the 1980’s onwards.
Film of talk by ex-members (such as the late General Baker) of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, arguably one of the most radical working class organisations in the US in the 20th century.
Film of Changing the world talk from Bristol Green Week, see how companies in Bristol are developing new technologies and ways of doing things, some interesting debates were had on how they fit in with social justice issues.
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.
What is community energy, how can we reduce our reliance on energy through efficiency and renewables, this whole set of talks looks at these topics from a range of viewpoints based on academic research, essential viewing for those interested in localised energy production and usage.
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: 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.
In the face of a life defined by exploitation and suffering, the poor of the Middle Ages dreamed up a fantastical land of Cokaygne where their sufferings were reversed; where people lived in idleness and plenty and the rich were barred. Watch this talk to find out more.
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.
In this talk hear how the Greenham common women’s movement against the nuclear arms race developed and campaigned for a peaceful world.
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.
Check out this great little film of Rick’s Vertical Gardening experiments in Bolton, shows what you can do in a limited space.
In this talk, A Marxist History of the World: from Neanderthals to Neoliberals, archaeologist and historian Neil Faulkner argues that history is open and contested. It is an active process of creation in which different futures are possible.
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.
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
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.
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.