People and Power

  • 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.

  • November 24, 2008

    Well done Theos! The think tank set up by the Bible Society did a survey the other day which I had missed until I came across it just now.

  • November 24, 2008

    Immigration Minister Phil Woolas last week attacked lawyers and human rights groups for their work on asylum. The Churches Refugee and Racial Justice Network has responded strongly.

  • November 24, 2008

    Long-term unregistered migrants to Britain should be given citizenship, says the most senior figure in the Catholic Church in England and Wales. The comments came after the Mayor of London mooted an amnesty for 'illegals'.