• 8 May 2015

    A desolate day follows a long night and the metaphors are a measure of the shock: “ a tsunami”, “ a landscape changed out of recognition”, “ sweeping all before them”. The reality is that the polls were wrong and we were ill-prepared for a Conservative majority.

  • 4 Feb 2014

    There were scenes of jubilation this afternoon, as five Christian peace protesters were acquitted of 'aggravated trespass' at Stratford Magistrates Court.

  • 10 Aug 2013

    John Lennon and Yoko Ono were famous for a peace 'bed in'. Now artist Liz Crow has been 'Bedding Out' in Edinburgh to highlight poverty and disability.

  • 2 Jul 2013

    “Two arrogant posh boys who don't know the price of milk” Nadine Dorries' opinion of the Prime Minister and the Chancellor gave every appearance of welling up from a deep reservoir of personal peeve. But last week, a Conservative MP expressed an almost identical opinion to me.

  • 14 Nov 2012

    Widespread protests against austerity measures being imposed by European governments and the EU are being held in 23 countries and 40 regions.

  • 20 Nov 2007

    The Feast of the Holy Innocents is a date in the Catholic calender when we remember especially the fate of the 'little ones', those who are weak and little regarded by the Herod's of this world, until