People and Power

  • May 1, 2010

    Work in the 21st century is no longer what it was in our parents and grandparents generations, says Jill Segger. May day gives us an opportunity to re-evaluate work and the lives we build through it.

  • May 1, 2010

    Christians have held their first public vigil in the Nepalese capital to pressure the government into implementing a new, secular constitution within a stipulated deadline.

  • April 30, 2010

    9:30am Gordon Brown launches new Labour election posters

    9:45am Nick Clegg holds a question and answer session with De Montfort students

    10:30am Vince Cable at Ashfield School

    12:00pm Nick Clegg at clock-manufacturer in Derby

    12:15pm SNP leader Alex Salmond and Plaid Cymru leader Ieuan Wyn Jones joint press conference to outline the SNP and Plaid Cymru's position after election

    12:30pm Boris Johnson and Damian Green hold a public event on civil liberties and ID cards

    13:00pm Lib Dem Lord Wallace of Saltaire outlines policy on defence

    5.00pm William Hague in Penrith

    20:30pm Gordon Brown interviewed by Jeremy Paxman on BBC 1.

  • April 29, 2010

    The mainstream media, not least the BBC, has lapped up Gordon Brown's gaffe over the voter he called bigoted yesterday. But its portrayal of the incident has much more insidiously 'normalised' anti-immigrant prejudice - and that is not being talked about. It should be.

  • April 29, 2010

    When we are told people are 'concerned about immigration', what this signals is a limited and misleading 'numbers game', says Vaughan Jones. Politicians and the media are missing the real global issues and ignoring the human cost of a failed consensus.

  • April 29, 2010

    21 religious leaders in the US have signed letters to Hillary Clinton and Robert Gates, urging them to seek protection of minority groups in Iraq, including Christians.

  • April 29, 2010

    9:30am Nick Clegg in a Q&A with students at South Birmingham college

    1.00pm SNP Leader Alex Salmond press conference on economic policy

    8:30pm Final prime ministerial debate on BBC1

    10:35pm Question Time live with Ed Balls, Vince Cable, Alex Salmond, Janet Street Porter and a fifth panellist still to be confirmed

  • April 28, 2010

    The media isn't someone or something else, it's also us, says Simon Barrow. He goes on to examine the challenge of truthful communication in a PR-driven world, and to offer a picture of what authentically Christian communication might look like.

  • April 28, 2010

    A champion of right rather than might, St George should belong to the people, not their overlords, says Jonathan Bartley. This, not nationalism, is what a true patriotism is about – commitment to "another country" where all have a place, not just those with the power.

  • April 28, 2010

    8:30am Labour press conference. Alan Johnson, Peter Mandelson and John Denham on plans for 'safer communities'.