Welcome to Ekklesia

Ekklesia is an independent change network promoting transformative
ideas about politics, society and beliefs

Changing Ideas

Ekklesia is an independent change network promoting transformative
ideas about politics, society and beliefs

Changing World

Ekklesia is an independent change network promoting transformative
ideas about politics, society and beliefs

Changing Outlook

Ekklesia is an independent change network promoting transformative
ideas about politics, society and beliefs

BRIEFING

Fire and re-hire tactics now widespread, says TUC

THE TRADES UNION CONGRESS (TUC) has warned that the controversial practice of 'fire and re-hire' has become widespread during the Covid-19 pandemic.  A new poll published by the union body reveals that nearly one in ten (nine per cent) workers have been told to...

Plans for more women’s prison places criticised

THE HOWARD LEAGUE for Penal Reform has criticised the UK Government after ministers announced plans for 500 new prison places for women in England and Wales. Andrew Neilson, Director of Campaigns at the Howard League, said: “If the goal is to reduce the number of...

UK Government must review PPE provision, says BMA

THE British Medical Association (BMA) is calling for the wider provision of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for healthcare workers in high-risk settings across primary and secondary care. The BMA says there is evidence indicating lower infection rates amongst...

COMMENTARY

TPNW and global action to abolish nuclear weapons

THE WORLD TODAY faces a number of existential or near-existential threats. The climate crisis (which has repercussions in every other area of life, and hits the poorest and most vulnerable hardest) is the most prominent. The current COVID pandemic, the threat of...

Review of ‘Green Burial’, by Martin Hayden

Green Burial by Martin Hayden. Published by The Garlic Press. Price £10. Many years ago I spoke to a veteran activist in the peace movement. When I asked him why he did what he did, he said, “It’s my love song to the world.” This book feels very much like a love song...

MEDIA

UPDATES

Welcome to the new Ekklesia website

EKKLESIA IS PLEASED to be launching its new website for a new year – our twentieth in operation as a pioneering think-tank (and now change network) on beliefs, ethics and politics. This is the fourth redesign since we appeared on the web in 2002. It also marks a...

New Ekklesia Publishing site goes live

EKKLESIA Publishing was established in 2015 and has so far produced ten titles, with several more in process for 2021. Our aim is to bring to market high quality books which help change the way we look at the world based on the values of social justice, peacemaking,...

New imprint on culture and transformation

CHANGE is not just about politics, but the whole spectrum of human activity and endeavour. That is the inspirational thought behind Siglum, which is a new imprint which focuses on the illuminative and transformative possibilities of the arts, music and culture. Among...

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