People and Power

  • November 15, 2016

    The election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States has opened the door for the European Union to reassure the world that that the global low carbon transition is unstoppable, says Christian Aid.

  • November 14, 2016

    The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference have released a statement in response to the US Presidential election.

  • November 9, 2016

    One of the consolations and trials of being plugged into digital media is that you’re never alone with your feelings in a moment of tumult like the election of Donald Trump as the 45th P

  • November 3, 2016

    Christian Aid and  the advocacy group ABColombia  have welcomed the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon  to the UK this week. President Santos was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the name of the eight million victims of Colombia’s internal armed conflict.

  • October 28, 2016

    Waves of loggers are invading the territory of one of the most vulnerable peoples on the planet, says Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples' rights. The Brazilian Indians, known as the 'Last of the Kawahiva', are the survivors of a larger tribe who have been killed or died of disease.

  • October 26, 2016

    In a 1944 article for Tribune George Orwell asked 'What is facism?' – a question arguably more easily answered then than it is today..

  • October 18, 2016

    A Brazilian Indian leader at the forefront of his people’s struggle to reclaim their ancestral land has been assassinated.

  • October 15, 2016

    Britain’s secretive work at a death-row jail in Bahrain is being challenged by the international human rights group Reprieve.

  • October 7, 2016

    The Aesopica is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller, who is believed to have lived in ancient Greece.

  • October 7, 2016

    The closure of eight independent news and current affairs-focused TV channels effectively ends critical television news reporting in Turkey, says Human Rights Watch. The channels are among 23 television and radio stations reported by the media to face closure on the basis of a Turkish government decree.