People and Power

  • December 9, 2008

    A leading British theologian will make an appeal for humanity and justice to be at the centre of the asylum system in a lecture to be given at Westminster Abbey in Central London tomorrow night (10 December).

  • December 8, 2008

    In the 'United Kingdom' it is our political inheritance which is defining how we see God and the place of the church, rather than a vision of the kingdom of God which is shaping our politics, says Tom Hurcombe. The vision of Jesus and monarchical assumptions are fundamentally antagonistic.

  • December 7, 2008

    The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, believes that Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe should now be forced out of office, with the country's cholera outbreak being the final straw with the tyrannical regime.

  • December 6, 2008

    The issues in the Damian Green saga are significant and should be monitored closely, says Simon Barrow. But the hysteria surrounding them tells us we are losing proportion and far greater injustices may be happening under our noses.

  • December 2, 2008

    The falsehood according to which wealthy host countries are "victims" of migration needs to be challenged, as in fact their economies benefit from the exploitation of their work, an international consultation says.

  • November 29, 2008

    A range of churches in England have come together to create ‘Justice Mail’, a new website being launched on Advent Sunday to help busy people become more active on social justice issues by providing quick contacts and actions.

  • November 29, 2008

    To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this fun yet challenging event will ask which is the greatest right.

  • November 27, 2008

    The Archbishop of York will give the Evangelical Alliance’s annual Temple Address tonight, calling on the churches to support migrants and launching the ‘Don’t be a Stranger’ campaign and photographic exhibition.

  • November 26, 2008

    As the scale of the global credit, climate and oil shocks becomes clearer, support for a radical 'Green New Deal' is growing, political economist Ann Pettifor and analyst Andrew Simms told a meeting in parliament last night.

  • November 25, 2008

    It is far too easy to dismiss as ‘naïve’ the latest calls to consider an amnesty for unregistered migrants, says Vaughan Jones. It is current policies which are avoiding the facts, lacking humanity and missing the point.