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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I think you asked the wrong question re climate change summit. The question is should it have been held? There are a lot more important issues they should have been discussing, e.g. people trafficking. Jen, Australia
A beautiful response to the Mike Gug story. Mal you are a champ; you put into words what I feel. There but for God's grace, go I... Lydiia, Australia
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