Category - activism

  • May 7, 2015

    We have to resist: we have to throw sand in the works But more generally, now is not the time for despair.

  • June 12, 2014

    Schools in which pupils are taught to follow the same values as the government are usually associated with totalitarian regimes. This has not stopped Michael Gove and David Cameron from saying that 'British values' should be taught in all British schools.

  • April 11, 2012

    The thirtieth anniversary of the Falklands War took a bizarre twist this week. It emerged that the UK is still demanding repayment from the Argentine government for money they borrowed in 1979 – with which they bought weapons to invade the Falklands.

  • July 14, 2011

    Harsh restrictions on the freedom of human rights organisations are on the rise, says a leading churches' social justice advocacy agency.

  • April 14, 2011

    Judges have ruled that the Metropolitan Police acted unlawfully by kettling clmate campaigners at a protest near a G20 meeting two years ago.

  • January 2, 2011

    A group of students and young people in Gaza have taken the political world by surprise with a manifesto that expresses frustration with both Israel and Hamas.

  • December 9, 2010

    It wasn't like this in my day. When I was a student in the nineties, older people would criticise student apathy, contrasting it to their own experience of university in the sixties or seventies.

  • February 20, 2010

    The mission of Christians requires humility as well as the bravery to make committed decisions, according to former Christian Aid director Michael Taylor. He was speaking at the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement.

  • February 19, 2010

    Christian students from across Britain are gathering in Derbyshire this weekend to explore “spirituality, vocation, activism and mission”. The weekend forms the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement (SCM).

  • November 23, 2009

    Hundreds of student activists from across Britain have spent the weekend in Manchester exploring their response to climate change and corporate power, after a year that has seen a resurgence in student activism at universities around the country.