Dialect – Bristol Mayor cutting disabled care ‘as a matter of principle’?

Photo of Aaron Schwartz wearing an Electronic Frontier Foundation tee-shirt

plus Ed Lander joins us to discuss young software genius Aaron Schwartz who ‘committed suicide’

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Punk singer/songwriter Rita Lynch joins us again this week to discuss the halving of the number of beds at Bush Residential Care home in Hengrove which Bristol’s Mayor George Ferguson failed to protect. Her 13 year old son Jimmy is one of those whose respite care access to the centre is under threat.

Car computer hacked? Cherie Townsend describes the feeling of being robbed when a simple trip to the car mechanic to fix a tiny problem ended up costing her £800.

Ed Lander joins us to discuss young software genius Aaron Schwartz who ‘committed suicide’ while on trial by the FBI for adding vast amounts of public data to the internet. He fought SOPA and PIPA laws which sought to limit online file sharing and explained the issues to anyone who would listen.

‘The Internet’s Own Boy’ is a film just out about Aaron which is being shown at the People’s Republic of Stokes’ Croft on Wednesday 29th October 2014 by the Bristol chapter of the Open Rights Group (ORG)

Christian Payne, aka Documentally interviews temporarily down-at-heel homeless cyclist and traveller Peter William Bagley

Audioboom interview

Peter lives a nomadic life. He travels with a heavily laden mountain bike that hold his worldly possessions. Equipment for all eventualities. He talked about his fear of Freemasonry and ‘The Illuminati.’


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