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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Your article about Daniel in Babylon is spot on. As 21st Century Christians our challenge is to find appropriate forums to join the conversation & refrain from adopting a defensive posture. Tom Rawls, United Kingdom
Mal, did you start out as a journalist? You are one of the most naturally gifted writers whose works I have had the pleasure of reading. I just love your succinct way of delivering words that paint a captivating picture. Jim, Australia
Thank you for your ministry. It encourages me to be bold, thoughtful and courageous about my faith. Jason, Australia