Blogs

14 Jan 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury backed reconciliation of Eastern and Western churches when he met with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

14 Jan 2014

Sixty-two national peace, faith other NGOs have sent a letter to the US Senate, urging opposition to new sanctions against Iran.

14 Jan 2014

It's time to talk about, and talk up, monetary reform – to ensure that the public good that is our money system once again serves the interests of wider society, not just those of private wealth. So says groundbreaking political economist Ann Pettifor, whose new book 'Just Money' demystifies the nature of money and the finance system, showing how and why it needs to be reconstructed.

14 Jan 2014

The arrival of Ann Pettifor's latest book, 'Just Money: How society can break the despotic power of finance' is an important publishing moment, says Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow. It unmasks the false ideologies of austerity and neoliberalism.

13 Jan 2014

“Channel 4’s Benefits Street programme shows why we need to stand alongside people in poverty," says the Director of Church Action on Poverty.

13 Jan 2014

Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war tearing their country apart, a UN-sponsored conference has declared.

13 Jan 2014

The extent of public concern about the government's controversial Lobbying Bill, which lets off corporate lobbyists but threatens to gag NGOs and unions, is seen in the extraordinary response to the petition backing Lord Harries' amendments, launched only late last week.

13 Jan 2014

A new book from Christian Fuchs, 'Social Media: A Critical Introduction', discusses the relationship between social media and power structures in contemporary society. Simon Barrow examines the issues.

13 Jan 2014

The World Council of Churches' General Secretary helped inaugurate new offices for the World Communion of Reformed Churches in Hannover.