Economy and Politics

  • 29 Apr 2011

    Republicans from across Britain are heading towards central London today (29 April) for Republic's "Not the royal wedding" street party.

  • 29 Apr 2011

    In a culture seemingly dominated by royalist propaganda, particularly around the wedding of William and Kate, here are plenty of reasons to be republican, says Phil Wood; not all of them honourable. Some may be in danger of reinforcing what they oppose. But for Christians, the case for disestablishing the kingdom and the church derives from a higher level of subversion, and a vision of equity before monarchy which people from many backgrounds are seeking.

  • 29 Apr 2011

    How should one respond to decades of subjugation, oppression, marginalisation, imprisonment, brutalisation, torture, rendition, murder and unenlightenment? Harry Hagopian examines the case of Syria, and finds complexity and long-term struggle, as well as immediate rebellion and repression, in the picture.

  • 28 Apr 2011

    Fears have been raised over civil liberties after raids on centres associated with activism and the apparently random arrest of people with radical lifestyles.

  • 28 Apr 2011

    Rainbow’s End has received a huge donation from a TV volunteer. There is real gratitude, but 'secret millionaires' aren't the answer to poverty, say campaigners.

  • 28 Apr 2011

    People in the Middle East and North Africa are struggling to change the lexicon of their erstwhile realities with a series of trial and error policies, says Harry Hagopian. But whether the uprisings go the bumpy way of the 1848 European revolutions, emulate the South African path of truth and reconciliation, follow the East European fast lane of 1989, or entrench the violence we have been witnessing lately, surely freedom cannot be snuffed out forever?

  • 28 Apr 2011

    With Easter Sunday this year coinciding for the first time with the memorial day for the 1915 Armenian Genocide, Harry Hagopian explores a painful history and asks how, in the present and future, those who inherit the mantle of the victims can move forward to discover new life.

  • 27 Apr 2011

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Strategic Export Control Reports reveal the UK government continued to licence arms exports to Libya till the end of 2010.

  • 26 Apr 2011

    Campaigners presented a giant wedding card outside Buckingham Palace as they urged the royal wedding couple to endorse marriage equality.

  • 26 Apr 2011

    Following a month of protests at branches of Barclay's bank, campaigners from the World Development Movement are preparing to protest at the bank's AGM.