Category - occupy

  • 15 Oct 2012

    A year after the beginning of Occupy London Stock Exchange, Symon Hill gives a personal reflection on the response from St Paul's Cathedral. Symon was dragged from the cathedral steps as he prayed during the eviction of the camp. He marked the anniversary by joining an act of witness and protest at St Paul's by Christianity Uncut.

  • 14 Oct 2012

    Christians and other Occupy supporters have conducted "dignified protests" at St Paul's Cathedral on the anniversary of the encampment there.

  • 9 Oct 2012

    As we approach the first anniversary of the St Paul's protests it saddens Giles Fraser, former canon there, that the Church of England's reaction to Occupy was so reminiscent of its reaction to Chartism. In both cases, popular protest was dismissed as incoherent and unsuccessful, as the Archbishop of canterbury recently suggested about Occupy.

  • 2 Aug 2012

    A Persian Tent Village based in Edinburgh for Festival season has a message of "solidarity with the 99 per cent" who make up the vast bulk of humanity.

  • 3 Jul 2012

    One of Britain's most well-known Christian accountants has described the UK as a tax haven for the rich in which the poor are now paying more in tax.

  • 15 Jun 2012

    There have always been prophets of doom, says Dr Andrew Hass. History is punctuated by exclamatory voices crying, in one form or other, that catastrophe is imminent or the end is nigh. Sometimes they are seen as 'crying wolf'. In relation to the current global financial crisis, the issue of capitalism as religion, who and what we hope for, the ethical probings of counter-wisdom, and the insights of Walter Benjamin and others come together potently in their interrogation of who we are and where we are going.

  • 14 Jun 2012

    Two Quakers with a background in environmental and peace activism have been appointed as the new senior staff at the Quaker Council for European Affairs.

  • 7 Jun 2012

    Occupy Faith, supported by Occupy London, faith groups and the Archbishop of Wales, is undertaking a Pilgrimage for Justice, starting today.

  • 25 May 2012

    The City of London Police Commissioner has revealed St Paul's Cathedral gave the police permission to forcibly remove Occupy protesters from the cathedral steps.

  • 17 May 2012

    There's more than three months to go until the Greenbelt Festival gets underway, but a pre-Greenbelt event will take place this Sunday in London. I'm really pleased to be one of ten speakers who will talk for 8-10 minutes each on an aspect of the theme of Greenbelt 2012, ?Paradise: Lost & Found.