Am activist lies on the floor as if dead whilst in the background a banner days "Barclays Banking on out Extinction".

XR Performance Closes Barclays

Barclays in Broadmead was forced to close this morning as activists from XR Bristol and XY Youth staged a performance targeting the bank, which is Europe’s largest funder of fossil fuels.   At 10am today (October 29) around 25 activists and stewards gathered outside the Broadmead branch for a die-in and performance to remember the victims of climate breakdown and the continuing destruction of many … Continue reading XR Performance Closes Barclays

10 people stand looking at the camera. Behind them is Emergency Reactor's banner.

React Now: Pro-Nuclear Campaigning with Zion Lights.

In this guest article, author and activist Zion Lights discusses nuclear power, energy justice and how activists can benefit from changing their minds. I’ve spent a lifetime campaigning for environmental and social justice issues. Over a decade ago I was arrested for protesting coal fired power stations and then again for protesting investment in tar sands. I wrote an entire book on how to live … Continue reading React Now: Pro-Nuclear Campaigning with Zion Lights.

A woman speaks through a megaphone to the crowd at the Bandstand.

Bristol Marches Against Male Violence

A vigil in September gave Bristolians space to mourn Sabina Nessa. Yesterday’s march gave the opportunity to stand against the male violence that killed her.  The March Against Male Violence drew an estimated 400 people on Sunday (Oct 10) to march from College Green to Castle Park, stopping in Broadmead and Cabot Circus.  Gathering at the Castle Park bandstand, protesters listened to speeches from an … Continue reading Bristol Marches Against Male Violence

Pamela speaks through a megaphone to a crowd. Behind her is a giant inflatable chicken.

An Introduction to Vegan Activism with Pamela Nova

Pamela Nova, founder of Animal Justice Emergency, talks about her journey into animal rights activism, and discusses the state of vegan activism in Bristol. When I first arrived in Bristol three years ago, as a relative newcomer to veganism, and an activist of several decades, I was keen to dive into the vegan activist scene. Returning from living in Malaysia, where I’d gone vegan and … Continue reading An Introduction to Vegan Activism with Pamela Nova