Politics and Society

On this page you can find updates about my activities in the community and thoughts about politics, society, culture and identity. If you know of something I might be interested in writing about, let me know via contact@jacobbradfield.org or via the contact page.

Community: Exciting new voluntary adventures in charity and healthcare

Exciting to be getting back into the community after a few years rest since I resigned from Lydney Town Council in June 2020. I’ve been elected unopposed as the Public Governor for the Forest of Dean on Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Council of Governors. I’m looking forward to playing a role in … Continue reading Community: Exciting new voluntary adventures in charity and healthcare

Extinction Rebellion: All will fail unless it turns it’s focus to the targets that matter

Extinction Rebellion has the potential to be an incredibly powerful movement for real social, environmental and political change, but without a focus and determination on ensuring the inevitable collapse of the capitalist system they will neither achieve this nor prevent our extinction. — Zac Arnold writes. In my mind, there is no doubt that the … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion: All will fail unless it turns it’s focus to the targets that matter

Foodbank Britain: How Universal Credit is hitting this rural area

Zac Arnold writes about the effects of the Tory policy in his Gloucestershire community. This article was originally published by Left Foot Forward. The negative impacts that Universal Credit is having on ordinary people across the country is a path that has been walked plenty of times by “non-mainstream” media outlets. The campaign to have … Continue reading Foodbank Britain: How Universal Credit is hitting this rural area

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