Economy and Politics

  • 31 Oct 2006

    Ekklesia’s response to the report “Prosperity with a Purpose” has been widely covered in press and media, and also its work on religion and politics.

  • 23 Sep 2014

    Hundreds of thousands of people around the world have taken to the streets in the largest ever mass-mobilisation for the climate.

  • 23 Sep 2014

    The British government has been warned it may face legal action if it fails to consult Parliament and the public on the redeployment of drones outside declared war zones.

  • 23 Sep 2014

    In the Scottish referendum, people voted who had never voted before, often in areas where the status quo means foodbanks and poverty. The prospect of a record turnout shook Westminster politicians out of their complacency, forcing them to rush up to Scotland in a panic. Imagine if we could make this happen throughout the UK, at the next General Election?

  • 23 Sep 2014

    I remember the invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and how, for a moment, I was seduced by the notion that we needed to re-run World War 2, ousting Saddam, the new Hitler.

  • 18 Sep 2014

    Tomorrow (19 September 2014) it will be exactly eight months until the United Kingdom general election. It is also the day on which the provisions of the new Lobbying Act come into force, imposing significant restrictions on how charities, NGOs and other non-party organisations are seen to campaign for their causes and concerns during this designated pre-election period.

  • 18 Sep 2014

    That's what everyone would like to know. Tomorrow morning we will. In the meantime there is both curiosity and speculation about Scotland's independence vote.

  • 18 Sep 2014

    A confident and independent Scotland, far from deserting its neighbours, might actually end up being a better friend, argues writer Nick Thorpe, analysing the language used to describe the referendum choices and how it can both lead and mislead.

  • 18 Sep 2014

    A busy start to voting in Scotland's independence referendum today indicates that predictions of a high turnout will be confirmed.

  • 18 Sep 2014

    On UN International Day of Peace, 21 September, Quakers will say that building peace is about tough choices and will challenge the stereotype of peace as the soft option.