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  • 14 Jan 2011

    Around 280,000 refugees and asylum seekers are living in social housing at present says Annabel Taylor. Cuts in the budget for social housing may spark a second exodus.

  • 5 Jan 2011

    In a new year message, Green Party Leader Caroline Lucas has said that “politics does not have to be a straight choice between power and principles”.

  • 1 Jan 2011

    For some activists, resisting the government's cuts means abandoning other campaigns, such as the struggle for queer rights and same-sex marriage. But they are making a false distinction. Issues of marriage and sexuality are closely linked to questions of power and money.

  • 20 Dec 2010

    Between now and 2013-14 average incomes are forecast to stagnate and both absolute and relative poverty among children and working-age adults are expected to rise.

  • 16 Dec 2010

    Campaigners will tomorrow (17 December 2010) demonstrate outside HM Revenue and Customs amid calls for a blitz on tax dodgers.

  • 15 Dec 2010

    Trebling student tuition fees will normalise debt for the young and contradicts Christian teaching, says the Anglican Bishop of Lincoln.

  • 14 Dec 2010

    The UK housing charity Shelter has warned of a rise in homelessness as new research reveals the number of households in rent or mortgage arrears has more than doubled in the past year.

  • 14 Dec 2010

    The political journalist and comentator Will Hutton will give the keynote address at a day conference hosted by the Joint Public Issues Team on 22 January 2011.

  • 13 Dec 2010

    A Christian disability charity says the cut in the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance for people in care homes will have a "devastating impact".

  • 13 Dec 2010

    Theologian John Milbank's endorsement of British Prime Minister David Cameron's 'Big Society' project, and his attempt to baptise it with pro-Christendom rhetoric has more to do with timid conformity than 'Radical Orthodoxy, suggests fellow academic Steven Shakespeare - one of the founders of the Common Wealth network of Christians for economic and social justice.