just festival

  • August 16, 2013

    The number of unpaid interns utilised as entry-level staff—minus the pay—has been on the rise in recent years, and media coverage of these unethical and legally questionable arrangements has been growing exponentially, says the Intern Justice (IJ) (http://internjustice.com/) organisation in the USA.

  • August 15, 2013

    The future of fair trade initiatives, switching your money to local and ethical banks, and alternative approaches to business - these have all been looked at in conversations and talks at Just Festival this past month (August 2013), and there is a good deal more coming up in the 'Ethics Before Profit strand of programming.

  • August 15, 2013

    'Behind closed doors' is one of the five strands of the 2013 Just Festival, incorporating a blend of conversations, drama, talks, art and other performance media to explore the exclusions and marginalisations faced by many people today.

  • August 15, 2013

    Before any words we might speak, there is the silence with which we are addressed by God, says liberation theologian Gustavo Gutierrez.

  • August 15, 2013

    On 11th September 1973, General Pinochet seized power in a vicious coup that led to the death of democratically elected President Salvadore Allende and resulted in the death and torture of many thousands of people. This is the 'other 9/11', points out Anna Schwoub, previewing the powerful and moving play Tejas Verdes.

  • August 14, 2013

    'Weird name, wonderful play'. That's one verdict on Creepie Stool, which runs from 16-21August (then 26 Aug) at Just Festival in Edinburgh. Anna Schwoub reports.

  • August 14, 2013

    Journalism has acquired a dubious reputation in recent years, not least as a result of the misbehaviour of large media corporations.

  • August 14, 2013

    A South African dimension to Just Festival 2013 in Edinburgh has been re-inforced by the presence of the enchanting Soweto Melodic voices, who are here with particular backing from Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

  • August 14, 2013

    It is estimated that one in five women suffer domestic abuse in Scotland, as do a number of men. The issue is being discussed in Edinburgh tonight.

  • August 13, 2013

    Scotland's faith communities have helped shape the Scotland we know today, many would contend.