Is the British government right to apply austerity policies? What pre-conditions should be applied when governments make large cuts to public spending?
Many vocal protestors against austerity policies are Christians from the left of politics. Should religion and politics mix in this way? How do people from the conservative side of politics view austerity measures?
On a Sunday when up to 80,000 people are expected to march through Manchester, calling for an end to cuts, social futurist Mal Fletcher discussed these issues with BBC Manchester's Mike Shaft.
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As a Care Home Manager for older people...[I see that] the culture of the family unit has changed, but I'm heartened by those that come to work as carers & give quality care & love to the residents. Jude Goode, United Kingdom
Mal you are a dear friend to the church in Australia. So blessed by your compassionate voice. Jamie, Australia
Thanks Mal for helping us see the US gun laws issue from an ethical perspective. Our right to possess guns (or any other right, for that matter) is surely insignificant when compared to our responsibility to preserve life. Ann, Australia