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.
Mal visited our Church today. I wanted to meet him, but I was working the camera. I'm a 16yr old Christian writer & currently some of my work is in the youth version of "Everyday with Jesus".
Please check out my blog www.ryanlanewriter.com. Ryan Lane, United Kingdom
Mal, you've totally inspired me to be more active about the media world I'm in. I'm trying to find more ways to use my media skills to help people meet God. It's people like you that have been the spark to start this explosion. Thank you, I'm in ranks with you... Isaac, United Kingdom