Wednesday, 11 December, 2019

What's next after the General Election? Thoughts from Paul Gutteridge, National Director

Tuesday, 10 December, 2019

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Thursday, 10 October, 2019

Nathalie Chavanne trustee, shares a personal reflection that beautifully conveys her innermost feelings and thoughts.

Monday, 29 July, 2019

Watching Theresa May trying to get her Brexit deal though parliament was like watching a person caught in a trap. She had no easy options; all choices were like doors marked with the word ‘danger’. It reminded me of Russia in 1917 between the February Revolution (when the monarchy fell) and the October revolution (when Lenin and the Bolsheviks came to power). The interim government was in an impossible situation, trying to create a new political system in the midst of a terrible world war. It was caught in a trap.

Thursday, 28 March, 2019
Mike Smith

What has been totally lacking in the Brexit debate is any sense of what the European continent, of which Britain is a part, stands for in the wider world. The debate has been framed largely in the self-centred context of what is in Britain’s economic self-interest. Many, it is true, have seen Brexit as breaking out of a straightjacket imposed from abroad, leaving the UK free to enter into its own trade deals with the rest of the world—an issue of national sovereignty.

Thursday, 07 February, 2019
Howard Grace

This article first appeared in 'the Friend', the Quaker national weekly magazine, on 25 January 2019, in the ‘Thought for The Week’ slot.

Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

The Self Leadership Initiative was set up by Gemma Perkins in 2014, as a training organisation that helps young people develop the skills they need to be effective changemakers in society. Using discussion spaces, team games and play techniques, they are supported to develop soft skills and leadership techniques.

Monday, 20 August, 2018

All around the world there are changemakers; people making a difference. Some of them came from difficult backgrounds, but have gone on to do great things. Tsegga Seyoum Medhin is one of them. She joined us at our monthly outreach meeting, and here Francesca Baker chats to her to find out more.

Tuesday, 07 August, 2018
Refugee camp

Sehadet Ekmen has an unusual approach to helping refugees deal with the trauma of war. Yee-Liu Williams finds out more.

Monday, 30 July, 2018

A report and reflection on the Towards Inclusive Peace Forum Caux 2018.

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