Abortion: Surely we can agree on some things?

baby.jpgProf Cathy Warwick, chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), has been in the news in the last few days, for throwing the RCM’s support behind a campaign by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), the UK’s largest abortion provider, to decriminalise abortion right up to full term. 

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The Queen's Speech:- Is prison reform coming at last?

Queen.jpgAs a prison reformer and lover of just justice, I am glad there is a Secretary of State who has their bit between their teeth on prison reform. I’m less delighted by the actual proposals which are not the bold reform a system as broken as ours needs. 

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How did we get to this? Foodbank use remains at record high.

As the use of Foodbank continues to rise, why are people struggling to feed themselves in one of the richest countries on the planet?

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Daniel K Finn speaks tonight on "The Moral Ecology of Markets"

 An Outline of Remarks by Daniel K Finn PhD. speaking opposite John McDonnell MP at Christians on the Left event "The Tawney Dialogue 2016" on Wednesday 13th April 2016. Follow the event on Twitter using #Tawney16 and @ChrLeft. Also see this great interview and article with Daniel and CotL Officer Stephen Beer on Christian Today.

Visit www.christiansontheleft.org.uk after the event for a full write up and media.

 

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Academies: How to overturn bad policy without becoming the voice of negativity.

I’m a teacher, I’m a Christian and I’m fed up of simply moaning about the DfE. That’s the simple position I had come to as I wrote my speech in response to Nicky Morgan’s latest announcements.

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Storytelling in the New Economy

As Christians, we are a people defined by a single story, begun by one man, passed down through history and which has grown into something bigger than a social movement. Stories interact with our faith - but what can stories tell us about capitalism, and how can we use storytelling to encourage a new kind of economics?

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Steel: The Health and Safety Deficit

Port_talbot_large.jpgAs the steel crisis has unfolded, the big question that doesn’t seem to have been asked is; why is it that China can produce steel much more cheaply that we can in the UK?

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Executive Committee Nominees Share Their Views

We have had an outstanding field of candidates nominated for the Executive Committee "Ordinary Member" Roles. We'd love all our members to get to know these folks a little better, so we invited them to write us a short piece for the website. What follows is a fascinating mix of subjects that reflects a little of the diversity we see amongst our membership today. I commend all of these members to you:- read, reflect, share and comment on their pieces. We look forward to the results of the election and I'm sure we'll be hearing from all of these fine folk soon.

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Does becoming a Christian change your Politics?


Apartheid Bus.jpgDoes becoming a Christian change your politics?  Hazel Palmer tells us how her faith drove her fight against the South African Apartheid regime in the 1970s-80s. It all started with a simple choice - to boycott oranges...

 

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The Fight for Gender Equality in Medicine

Hannah_strike2.jpgHannah May-Miller is a Junior Doctor at Croydon University Hospital. Amidst all the chaos of the recent changes being imposed on NHS staff, she asks - when will gender equality finally be achieved for female doctors, and other women in the medical profession?

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