Young People and Politics

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The political climate has changed significantly in the past 4 weeks, affecting not least the youth of our country. Which leads us to ask - why are young people so disillusioned with Westminster, and how do we get more young people involved in politics?

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Working for the Common Good Post-Referendum

After the EU referendum, British politics is going to change dramatically. But how do we make sure that Brexit works out for all in the end? 

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A Week Today

A week today, on July 1st, when all the furore has ebbed away and the markets have bottomed out, our nation will awake to the sounds of bugles and church bells as we commemorate 100 years from the start of the Battle of The Somme. 

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Reactions to the EU Referendum

Some excellent, recent articles by our members from the Christian Today website on the EU Referendum.

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Did we disagree well?

I wore my "I'm in" T-shirt on my commute into London this morning. Not out of stubbornness. Not out of protest. Not even for the lols (although it did raise a few wry smiles). I wore it because opinions don't change overnight, and what we need now is to continue to #disagreewell. As one commuter commented: "We've still got to live together, eh?"

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Christian politicians unite to change tone of public debate

Christians in Politics and Christians in Parliament are releasing a joint statement of unity today, signed by Christian Politicians from across the political spectrum. 

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Bob Holman: A Christian Socialist Saint

Bob-Holman-008.jpgIt was sad but not unexpected to hear of the death last week of Bob Holman, lifelong Christian Socialist, and a powerful inspiration to us all.

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Standing in the Rain

Market HallThere was once an indoor city market, full of different traders. Some of the stalls were wildly successful, others less so. The market was run by a committee: each stall got one vote, however much they earned.

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Decriminalisation of Abortion - We must speak up for the voiceless.

Baby in HandsAbortion has hit the headlines again, as Professor Cathy Warwick, chief executive of The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has placed the organisation in full support of the ‘We Trust Women’ campaign that is advocating the decriminalisation of abortion. Controversially, the 30,000 midwives who belong to the RCM were not consulted regarding the policy, and some have joined the members of the public in signing the ‘Not In Our Name’ letter, calling on the college to abandon its policy.

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Living in the Love of the Common People


"The opportunity to serve our country - that is all we ask" - John Smith, (13 September 1938 to 12 May 1994)

‘Our task now is to take note of why we lost and build a future for the party. This doesn’t mean adopting the Conservatives’ approach. It means building a vision of the country based on Labour’s values of family, work, fairnessand decency, and rooted in the concerns of the people we represent.’ (1)

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