Category - insecurity

  • October 19, 2016

    The Church and Peace network is warning against extending a financial and political instrument at the disposal of the European Union  that could strengthen the military capacity of non-EU countries, a move the network sees as a major shift.

  • September 12, 2016

    Over two hundred faith leaders have called on the UK government “urgently to revise its policy” and “offer sanctuary to more refugees.

  • March 17, 2016

    George Osborne may be a poor economist, but he is, beyond doubt, a skilful political operator.

  • December 12, 2015

    The UK government plans to scrap lifetime tenancies for new council tenants.

  • August 12, 2013

    A TUC analysis of official figures published today (12 August) shows almost half of the rise in employment since 2010 has been in temporary work.

  • August 22, 2012

    Walk wide of people with a book to sell. This may be interpreted as an unwise remark coming from a writer, but the recent comments from five 'rising stars' of the Tory party who are promoting their book 'Britannia in Chains' is a reminder that literary self-interest can be as ugly as any other variety.

  • June 28, 2012

    “Money pads the edges of things” says Helen Schlegel, a character in EM Forster's Howards End. And where there is no padding, those edges can be very sharp indeed.

  • December 18, 2006

    The upcoming English church leaders' visit to Bethlehem reminds us that the world is mired in violence and insecurity, and that it is in just such a world that God came to accompany us in Jesus, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams said in a talk for BBC Radio 2's Pause for Thought today.