Recent events in Bristol show what happens when a community is ignored by a multinational corporation. In case this is the first you have heard of it (or if you have only read misleading mainstream media reports), here is some background.
We do not condone or condemn property violence, we only note that what happened in Bristol will most likely happen in other parts of the country if supermarkets and councils continue to ride roughshod over the opinions of local people.
There are already 31 branches of Tesco in Bristol notes Laurie Penny.
The “Battle of Stokes Croft: Press Reportage – courtesy of the People’s Republic of Stokes Croft.
And finally, an excellent short film –