Has the Church Abandoned the Poor?

In April 2018, Philip North, Bishop of Burnley expressed the opinion that there was “a widespread perception among northern DDOs [diocesan directors of ordinands] that candidates from working-class backgrounds with northern accents are victims of prejudice” in the selection process for ordination training.  Bishop North has, in recent years, become one of the sharpest critics... Continue Reading →

5 Steps to a Communist Christmas

With Christmas Day imminent, it can be easy to get caught up in the last minute dash to the shops, or the frustration of planning something everyone will enjoy.  The whole Christmas season can become overshadowed by things that have no right to take up our time and thoughts, so with that in mind, here... Continue Reading →

Comparing Engels to Hitler is Capitalist Hypocrisy

Being a writer of the more sporadic variety, it can often take something considerable to force me to get typing.  Sometimes however, a subject arises which probably doesn’t fall into that category, but simply requires a response.  Such is the case with Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan’s article about the artist Phil Collins' recent unveiling of... Continue Reading →

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