Category - social justice

  • December 13, 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.

  • November 27, 2011

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

  • November 26, 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.

  • November 21, 2011

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

  • September 30, 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.

  • September 14, 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.

  • August 25, 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.

  • August 19, 2011

    There have been many thoughtful attempts to understand recent riots in England, says Savi Hensman. But unfortunately thinktank head and theologian Philip Blond’s parallel universe is not among them.

  • May 13, 2011

    I’ve overheard some interesting conversations this week while travelling on public transport. As any Londoner knows, the unwritten rule is that you can be chatty on the buses, but it’s really not done to talk too much on the Tube. So I’ll start with a beautiful conversation from a ride on that previously mentioned ( rammed bus to Deptford Bridge.

  • February 10, 2011

    In encountering Tupac Enrique Acosta in prison, Colin Bossen met someone with an analysis of the Arizona anti-immigration bill's place in a history that put it firmly within the context of the ongoing repression of the indigenous peoples of North America.