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The Bulletin on Bruzz: 20 October

09:32 20/10/2019
Listen back to the reports and interviews from The Bulletin's Sunday lunchtime show on 98.8FM in Brussels

Extinction Rebellion arrests

The climate crisis group Extinction Rebellion staged a protest near the Royal Palace last weekend. Several city councillors, members of the press and social media users denounced the use of tear gas, a water cannon and batons against largely peaceful protestors. The force used to disperse and arrest protestors was “excessively violent,” according to the organisers of the event. Singer-songwriter Brick de Bois was one of the 435 people arrested. He tells us what he experienced.

100 days without plastic

Brussels-based Russian expat Artem Mozgovoy has set himself the challenge to live 100 days without plastic. A quarter of the way in, he shares his experiences so far.

America Doesn't Exist

The Art & Marges Museum, Brussels’ temple to outsider art is presenting a fascinating collection of looks at the American Dream by artists from around the world. There is also a handsome book on US outsider architects and a lot of outsider music.
Curator and author Matthieu Morin tells us all about it.

Written by Noreen Donovan, Richard Harris, Paul McNally