Philip Powell, from the UK Campaigns Team, attended the annual festival of Time to Turn. Time to Turn is a similar network to Speak, based in the Netherlands. This is his report from the event.
Riots spread across the country in August causing untold suffering to families, businesses and communities. We need to stand together as a Network in solidarity and in prayer and action with those suffering.
Many banks and businesses claim that they would leave the UK if regulations were tightened, therefore taking tax revenues and future investment with them.
There’s a church not far from my parents’ house that has a huge billboard outside. Every few months they change the message, and over the years I have cringed time and time again at some of the excruciatingly cheesy or embarrassing slogans that they’ve come up with.
This week Greenpeace released it's latest report 'Dirty Laundry' investgating the toxic water pollution produced by textile factories in China. The report accuses Nike, Adidas, Puma, H&M and Lacoste of allowing the discharge of dangerous chemicals into Chinese water systems.
We've been inspired this week to see what mischief the Craftisit Collective have been up to.
Shane Caliborne is touring the UK this summer!
Brian Haw, the anti-war peace activist who has been protesting on Parliament Square for over a decade, has died after a battle with cancer.
Anyone who has ever been on a SPEAK day of action will be familiar with the excitement of it all – The crowd raising their voices against injustice, an imaginative and colourful demonstration, and a procession to that most prominent site of UK politics, the Houses of Parliament, where a group of young and conscientious activists will lobby their MPs on issues of global poverty.
Vocal Training is being held Friday 9th - Monday 12th September 2011. Watch the video to see why you should come... Don't miss out!