Economy and Politics

  • 12 Feb 2011

    As the world seeks to take measure of the seismic change taking place in Egypt, and as the question about what kind of political settlement will follow the demise of President Hosni Mubarak emerges, BBC Radio 4's Sunday Programme on 13 February 2011 will examine the issues with a panel of experts - including regular Ekklesia contributor Dr Harry Hagopian.

  • 11 Feb 2011

    President Hosni Mubarak's three decades of dictatorship came to an end this evening, as the Egyptian leader finally bowed to popular opinion.

  • 11 Feb 2011

    Disabled people stand to lose much and gain little from the government's cuts. The social model of disability suggests that people are largely "disabled" by society, says Nicola Sleap. Christians should take a stand on disability rights, responding to Jesus' call to heal by healing a society that continues to marginalise people.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    This has not been a good week for the Big Society: As the impact of cuts are starting to bite on local communities, charity and council leaders are increasingly calling into question whether the Government’s ‘Big Society’ vision will survive.

  • 10 Feb 2011
  • 10 Feb 2011

    Prison reformers have expressed dismay at the determination of the majority of Westminster MPs to defy a legal ruling against the ban on prisoners voting.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    Contrary to expectations last night that Egypt's president Mubarak was preparing to resign, he has remained defiant about staying until September.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    The Green Party has opposed a boycott of the census, which is partly run by an arms company, despite disagreement within the Greens' own ranks.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    David Cameron's 'Big Society' idea is taking a huge battering as public spending cuts bite and the substance behind the rhetoric shows, says Simon Barrow. Equally, the 'shrinking government' agenda becomes ever clearer.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    Church leaders in Southern Sudan have called for urgent strategies to end threats caused by northern Uganda's rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army.