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Stokes croft Tesco LW.ppt

  1. 1. Stokes croft Tesco riot
  2. 2. Information <ul><li>Thousands have been campaigning for more than a year to stop Tesco opening in Stokes Croft, Bristol. The reasons for not wanting a Tesco in our community range from the impact on local shops and farmers through to deep concerns that the dominance of the supermarket model creates a risk of us not being able to feed ourselves in a future when oil prices soar. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Information (2) <ul><li>More than 2,500 petition cards were sent to Bristol City Council objecting to Tesco and 96% of the 700 people surveyed said they didn't want another supermarket. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What the stokes croft rioters thought <ul><li>&quot;We believe that Stokes Croft has been criminally and deliberately neglected by Government; that local government has treated Stokes Croft as the sink, the sewer of the City. Poor Government has been complicit in its decline, and in the problems that currently face us, the area receiving treatment that would not have been tolerated elsewhere in the City.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. IPL (Indian premier league)
  6. 6. Cricket <ul><li>Cricket is a way that the 2 places are connected. Both places have a cricket club. Bristol’s Gloucestershire cricket club and Mumbai’s team is called Mumbai Indians. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bollywood
  8. 8. Bollywood <ul><li>Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; it is only a part of the total Indian film industry, which includes other production centers producing films in regional languages. Bollywood is the largest film producer in India and one of the largest centers of film production in the world. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Bollywood <ul><li>Bollywood is formally referred to as Hindi cinema. There has been a growing presence of Indian English in dialogue and songs as well. It is common to see films that feature dialogue with English words, phrases, or even whole sentences. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The connection <ul><li>Bollywood films are released worldwide and can be viewed in Bristol </li></ul>
  11. 11. Food
  12. 12. Food <ul><li>There are Indian restaurants that are in Bristol such as the Bombay restaurant. </li></ul><ul><li>Indian curry’s have been brought to England and adapted to our taste. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Clothing
  14. 14. Clothing <ul><li>In Bristol the chances are we are wearing clothes that has been manufactured in Mumbai’s sweat shops are extremely high. </li></ul><ul><li>Companies employ people in places like Mumbai because they will work for minimal money and for long hours. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Call centres
  16. 16. Call centres <ul><li>English companies often hire people to work in their companies call centres in Mumbai. </li></ul><ul><li>Similar to the sweat shops, people are hired to work maximum hours for minimum wage. </li></ul><ul><li>The minimum wage in India is a lot less than in England </li></ul>

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