Category - social justice

  • April 12, 2016

    Tax, rightly levied and honourably accepted, is an instrument of justice.

  • March 19, 2016

    From the very beginning of his involvement in social security policy, Iain Duncan Smith got it wrong.

  • September 14, 2015

    Kenneth Leech, theologian, activist and priest, died of cancer on 12 September 2015. Savi Hensman remembers the man and his prophetic and pastoral mission.

  • May 28, 2015

    Pax Christi members and supporters from around the country will gather in London on 6 June to celebrate 70 years of the movement which was founded in France in 1945.

  • May 17, 2015

    Just Festivals have joined forces with Swiss Church, St Giles In The Fields, St George’s Bloomsbury and Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church to host Just Festival On The Edge from 20 to 25 May 2015.

  • May 6, 2015

    Quakers in Britain have expressed the will to challenge the incoming UK government to adopt policies that will cut social injustice and build a more just, sustainable society.

  • April 29, 2015

    David Cameron's 'tax lock' pledge is not just an electoral gimmick, says Jill Segger. She argues that it is revealing of the long-standing failure of the Left to counter a view of tax as a no more than a burden to be avoided or evaded.

  • December 26, 2014

    Due not least to the ubiquity of 'Downton Abbey' on television this Christmas (no, I don't, since you ask) many more people will be aware – if they weren't already – of the background to Boxing Day (26 December).

  • September 3, 2014

    Justin Welby will give the keynote address at the 'Love your neighbour:Think, Pray, Vote' conference organised by the Joint Public Issues Team in Coventry on 21 February 2015.

  • December 23, 2013

    "My faith in the people governing us is, on the whole, infinitesimal; my faith in The People governed is, on the whole, illimitable." -- Charles Dickens.

    As we approach Christmas, the memory of MPs in the foodbank debate laughing at the notion of poor people fighting over cheap food could have been enough to dampen anyone’s Christmas spirit. But what Charles Dickens asserted over a century ago is still true: many of the people those MPs represent are more generous, more noble, and more selfless than the MPs could ever imagine.