Blogs

10 Mar 2014

War on Want is joining forces with political activist and fashion designer Katharine Hamnett to protect garment workers making clothes for UK retailers.

8 Mar 2014

Three major British Churches have attacked the Government’s Child Poverty Strategy, saying that it fails to provide a credible plan to tackle the issue.

8 Mar 2014

Faith-based groups, with the United Nations, have urged expansion of access to anti-retroviral treatment for persons living with HIV and AIDS.

8 Mar 2014

A few weeks ago, Juliet Kilpin attended the community launch of Christians on the Left (www.christiansontheleft.org.uk) with a summit on faith, social action and social justice. In a packed food bank based in a London City Mission venue in Vauxhall, inspirational voices shared stories of action motivated by Christian faith. But the event and network raises other important questions about faith, politics, justice, class, witness and the use of the Bible, she suggests.

7 Mar 2014

The CEO of the World Evangelical Alliance has told its Council that he will not be seeking a third term in the beginning of 2015.

7 Mar 2014

CND has criticised increased government expendidture on nuclear weapons and called for submarines to be recalled from service in the light of new safety issues.

7 Mar 2014

Privatisation hurtles on in the UK, regardless of the damage. Even David Cameron and George Osborne acknowledge that we have been badly served by the Private Finance Initiative (PFI), under which companies build hospitals, schools and prisons, then lease them back to the state, locking taxpayers into decades long maintenance contracts. Clare Sambrook exposes the underside of the privatising business, looking at who profits, who loses, who benefits and who decides.