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2 December 2019
General election 2019: Quaker analysis of climate justice in party manifestos
by Olivia Hanks
The first of four blog posts looking at whether Quaker concerns are reflected in general election 2019 manifestos. Here, Olivia Hanks reviews policies designed to tackle the climate crisis.
21 November 2019
Moved by the spirit: Quakers in film
by Elizabeth Payne
From Westerns to romcoms, Elizabeth Payne takes a look at seven films that feature Quaker characters for #QuakerFacts.
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7 November 2019
‘May love be amongst us’ as we walk the many pathways of faith
by Lynda Williams
Lynda Williams shares practical instances of loving interfaith relations.
5 November 2019
Remembrance: why it matters
by Marigold Bentley
As Remembrance Day approaches, Marigold Bentley considers different stories of war and reflects on the reasons for remembrance.
29 October 2019
Mental health: the elephant in the room?
by Alison Mitchell
Alison Mitchell explores how Quakers with mental health issues experience Quaker meetings, and asks whether we should be speaking out more about mental health in society.
25 October 2019
Tackling the climate emergency: what can councils do?
by Olivia Hanks
In less than a year more than half the UK's local authorities have declared a 'climate emergency'. Livvy Hanks outlines 7 things your council can do to make a difference.
15 October 2019
Does punishment work?
by Teresa Parker
Home Secretary Priti Patel says she wants criminals to 'literally feel terror at the thought of committing offences'. Quakers have a different approach.
8 October 2019
What to expect at a Quaker meeting for worship
by Suki Ferguson
Stillness, peace, and connection. Suki Ferguson explores meeting for worship.
3 October 2019
Local government: why it matters
by Mairi Campbell-Jack
Mairi Campbell-Jack outlines why working through local councils can enact real change in the community.
24 September 2019
Sharing Quaker values: how you can prepare for a general election
by Grace Da Costa
General elections are a key opportunity to influence future decision-makers. Grace Da Costa shares how to get involved.