People and Power

  • 31 Oct 2006

    Ekklesia is working on proposals to encourage more proportional systems of voting and independent politics.

  • 17 Apr 2014

    The University and College Union (UCU) in Scotland has responded to the report by Rashida Manjoo, a United Nations human rights expert and rapporteur, who says Britain's sexist culture is more 'pervasive' and 'in your face' than any other country she has visited, by getting the backing of unions across Scotland for action on campuses.

  • 17 Apr 2014
  • 17 Apr 2014

    More than 20 civic and religious charities have signed a statement accusing the UK of violating the basic right to food.

  • 16 Apr 2014

    A UN human rights report on the situation in Ukraine says fear-mongering and incitement to hatred must be countered to prevent further escalation of tension.

  • 15 Apr 2014

    The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), meeting in Dundee from 14-16 April 2014), has passed an extensive motion on welfare reform and the effects of poverty in the UK.

  • 15 Apr 2014

    European civil society NGOs have launched a campaign to demand candidates for the European elections stand up against the lobbying of banks and big business.

  • 10 Apr 2014

    The Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land and the Justice and Peace Committee issued a statement about the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. It is a highly significant document in the light of recent media attention to these issues, and repeated statements from Baroness Warsi and others. There are serious issues at stake here, but it is important that they are understood properly and in context so that the appropriate solidarity for all oppressed groups can be expressed.

  • 10 Apr 2014

    One of Britain's leading academic and policy experts on poverty and disadvantage, and how to combat them, has commended the new Spartacus Network Report, Beyond the Barriers which was produced wholly by disabled and sick people, and co-published by Ekklesia yesterday (9 April 2014).

  • 10 Apr 2014

    A church relief agency is calling on the UK government to ensure that people with disabilities are at the heart of their international development programmes.