Politics & Society
Restoring a deeper commitment to justice and citizenship for all will demand radical personal, social and political change.
Inequality is a Constitutional Issue
This article explores the reasons why the UK has become an increasingly unequal society and what we could do to reverse this trend.
The Great Troubled Families Fraud
Simon Duffy reviews Professor Gregg's book on the fraud and dishonesty behind the Troubled Families Programme.
Deleted BBC News Item on Unum
In 2007 the BBC reported on the influence that a US insurance company was having on UK policy, in 2010 this item was deleted from BBC archives.
Not So Sapiens After All
The trials and tribulations of our Welfare system have deeper and more complex roots than many can imagine. 'Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind' can broaden our…
Why the UK Needs a Written Constitution
Gavin Barker addresses the issues of democratic accountability and the protections that need building into our welfare system against undue corporate influence.
Don't Cramp My Style
Simon Cramp's biography offers a real insight into a man with learning difficulties who has made a significant difference to social policy in England.
This major report describes how Barnsley Council have been increasing social justice by redistributing power and resources to local citizens, families and communities.
Social Rights Are Human Rights
Paul Hunt explains that social rights are fundamental human rights, but that in the UK these rights are not taken seriously in the political and legal system.
Reclaiming the Common Good
A review of Reclaiming the Common Good: How Christians can help re-build a broken world, a collection of essays edited by Virginia Moffatt.
Henry Tam explains why it is important we share and develop a coherent world view of how as human beings we can live together with mutual respect.
Disability Rights and Democracy
Matt Rothschild explains how the US electoral system is corrupted by the power of money and corporations that threaten human and disability rights.
Social Work and Disappointment
Michael Balkow argues that social work is inevitably a profession that must attend to the inevitable limitations of our human situation, but that this has its own special value.