Spiritual beliefs, with all their complexity and challenge, can inspire our commitment to peace and justice.
Learning Difficulty or Learning Disability
Wendy Perez explains why she prefers the term 'learning difficulty' to 'learning disability'.
Laura (Mole) Chapman explores what lies behind the idea of respectful language and reflects on the use of language in the practice of inclusion.
Visiting Radio Valo
Radio Valo interviewed Simon Duffy about self-directed support and individual budgets on his visit to Lyhty (home of PKN) near Helsinki.
Relationship Based Care in Action
Susan Harrison describes how she was inspired by an Alaskan model of relationship-based care - called Nuka.
Leading the Inclusive City
In his book Robin Hambleton argues that imaginative place-based leadership can enable citizens to shape the urban future. David Towell finds it an inspiring read.
Is Work Good?
Simon Duffy reflects on the nature of work and whether it is always a good thing.
Abbot's Mill Project
Jo Kidd describes the Abbot's Mill Project, an initiative that combines a commitment to sustainability and social justice.
Hope Against Hope
Review of Nadezhda Mandelstam's classic biography of her husband and description of Stalinist Russia.
Greek and Roman Political Ideas
Simon Duffy reviews Melissa Lane's book on political theory in the ancient world and its relevance to modern debates.
Leading from the Emerging Future
David Towell reviews a challenging book which sets out a red-green agenda to address contemporary economic, social and spiritual disconnections.
Travels in Human-Based Development
Pete Richmond sets out what we can learn from Manavodaya a development organisation based in India and the UK, in relation to the idea of personalisation.
The Need for Roots
A Review of Simone Weil's The Need for Roots, a book that offers a fresh perspective on the purpose and nature of the welfare state.