Have a look at this excellent short film by Well Red Films on Kinder Scout trespass and direct action
As ever we have much to learn and be inspired by from our neighbours to the north.
Last week marked the 15th anniversary of the 2003 Scottish land reform act and an event to mark this was held at the Scottish Parliament.
BBC Scotland has made a lovely 70min radio documentary about this, which interviews many of the people key to the reform bill happening – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nrtq1/episodes/downloads
It is primarily focused on the right to roam aspect of the act and it gives the best insight into how key battles were won of anything i’ve seen, heard or read.
This looks amazing – can someone please organise a screening and invite us?
This is some of the best TV documentary journalism I have seen in a long time.
Hats off to Jacques Peretti – @jacquesperetti – https://twitter.com/jacquesperetti
Jacques Peretti investigates how the super-rich are transforming Britain. In part one, he looks at why the wealthy were drawn to Britain and meets the super-rich themselves.
Jacques Peretti investigates how the super-rich are transforming Britain. In the final part, he looks at how inequality was pinpointed as a business opportunity.
This website is an amazing resource – http://farmsubsidy.openspending.org/
CAP payments are being abused by large companies to force small farmers out of business. This needs urgent reforming.
This is a brilliant hour long documentary by Melvyn Bragg on John Ball and the Peasants’ Revolt – connecting it with the English Civil War, the Diggers, the Levellers, and Blake’s words which became the song ‘Jerusalem’.
If this is not left online anywhere I have a personal audio copy which I would be happy to share with you.