Category - social justice

  • 22 Mar 2012

    CAFOD has warned that a UK Bill will make it harder for people in poor countries to seek justice in our courts for human rights breaches by UK multinationals.

  • 21 Jan 2012

    While David Cameron and Ed Miliband continue to support relentless growth and minor amendments to the economic system, the inequalities inherent in that system will prosper, says Jonathan Bartley. A more thoroughgoing critique and real alternatives are needed.

  • 18 Jan 2012

    Schadenfreude is a disagreeable trait in human nature. But most of us will at some time have fallen victim to the spiteful little voice which ricochets around the outer edges of our consciences, whispering gleefully, “Good. Serves them right.”

  • 13 Dec 2011

    Low growth offers us the opportunity to re-assess our values, says Jill Segger. She suggests that this may be the time to question consumer orthodoxies and to consider a more just and rational use of resources.

  • 27 Nov 2011

    Mick Gooda, leader of the Aboriginal and Social Justice Commission, addressed the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in Sydney on 22 November.

  • 26 Nov 2011

    Almost a decade ago, Zakia Jafri’s husband was brutally murdered, alongside many neighbours he was trying to protect, records Savi Hensman. Her lengthy struggle for justice is an inspiring example of what ordinary people can achieve when faced with human rights abuses by the powerful.

  • 21 Nov 2011

    UK based global development agency Christian Aid is offering people a "thought provoking, chocolate-free countdown to the Christmas celebrations."

  • 30 Sep 2011

    Children’s Society chief executive Bob Reitemeier has this week announced that he will be leaving the charity, after a decade at its helm.

  • 15 Sep 2011

    Peace and justice is on the global church agenda with new energy at a time when ever more societies are experiencing conflict and injustice.

  • 25 Aug 2011

    Ekklesia is co-sponsoring a discussion of the ins and outs of 'Big Society' claims at the Greenbelt Festival in Cheltenham, at 6.30pm on Friday 26 August 2011.