Mass Banner Drop Sends Message to HS2

Banners were unfurled in at least 9 central locations, including Queen Square, Castle Park, and the Harbourside, this morning, Monday 22nd. The banners were in protest against High Speed 2 (HS2), the London-Birmingham rail link currently under construction. There had also been fly-posting over the weekend, but this had largely been removed by Monday morning. The mass banner drop was organized by HS2 Rebellion, an … Continue reading Mass Banner Drop Sends Message to HS2

Clean Air Everywhere

Air pollution campaign group Our Air, Our City (OAOC) hosted their first large public event on Saturday, Clean Air Everywhere – a Facebook livestream with simultaneous banner drops around the city.  The online event featured community members from across Bristol speaking on issues around clean air and sought to raise awareness about the reality of air pollution in our city, the problems it causes, and … Continue reading Clean Air Everywhere

Welcome to The Bristol Activist!

Thanks so much for being here!  As the site is brand new, I wanted to take this opportunity to explain a little about what TBA is and what motivated me to start it.  We live in an age of crises: a climate crisis, a crisis of capitalism, rampant racial injustice and other social injustices, and a resurgent fascism, to name just a few. The consequences … Continue reading Welcome to The Bristol Activist!