It will surprise no one that a Quaker should be a unilateralist. But to explain the reasons and make the case for this is another comment piece.
Commentary by Jill Segger
February 10, 2016
January 27, 2016
“What you say flows from what is in your heart.” These are the words with which Jesus rebuked the Pharisees and instructed his disciples in integrity and
January 18, 2016
England apparently needs its own National Anthem.
January 4, 2016
It seemed a perfect illustration of the government's inadequacy in the face of the northern floods.
December 24, 2015
As early as I can remember, and certainly before I had words for the concept, I have known that there is a string in the human psyche which is placed to
December 22, 2015
On the afternoon of 11 September 2001, an unknown political advisor used a phrase which has become part of the political and cultural lexicon.
December 7, 2015
We have to hope that committing a country's armed forces to acts of war i
November 22, 2015
The Church of England has expressed itself “bewildered” at the refusal of leading cinemas to show a short advertising film on the Lord's Prayer.
November 17, 2015
We have been here before. November 13 2015; September 11 2001. Thither the echoes come.
November 7, 2015
War is failure.
November 6, 2015
Every November, I write for a variety of outlets about remembrance in general and poppy colour in particular.
October 29, 2015
Deceit takes many forms. The outright lie, the partial truth, concealment, the broken promise.
October 16, 2015
Just a month after photographs of the body of three-year-old Alyan Kurdi, washed up on a Turkish beach, shocked the world, the government has announced its decision to withdraw two Border Force res
October 3, 2015
“'Up wi' thee, George', says God. And being up,
He saw the Lancashire sea, and God's people,
Waiting to be found.”
September 21, 2015
The relationship between outward forms and inward truth has been at the heart of dissent for centuries.