A place for insight, analysis and action.
21 January 2020
What’s wrong with Prevent?
by Ellis Brooks
Prevent fostered racism before police labelled Extinction Rebellion as extremists. Quakers are joining voices raised in opposition to the government's counter-terrorism strategy.
1 January 2020
Our faith, our community: a reality check for 2020
by Paul Parker
As a turbulent new year begins, Paul Parker looks at the current state of British Quakerism through three different lenses – and finds hope for the future.
21 December 2019
Quaker faith in action in the 2010s: highlights from the decade
by Suki Ferguson
At the end of a tumultuous decade, Suki Ferguson looks back at just a few of the highlights.
20 December 2019
How to heal divided communities: 5 tips from East African peace campaigners
by Tobias Wellner
Tobias Wellner takes a look at what we can learn from the successes of community peacebuilders in Rwanda and beyond.
10 December 2019
Building understanding and tolerance in a divided society
by Oliver Robertson
Bridging divides isn't just about building unity but becoming more comfortable in our disunity, says Oliver Robertson.
6 December 2019
General election 2019: Quaker analysis of criminal justice in party manifestos
by Teresa Parker
Are Quaker concerns reflected in the general election 2019 manifestos? Here, Teresa Parker reviews policies around crime, prison and policing.
6 December 2019
General election 2019: Quaker analysis of peace and disarmament in party manifestos
by Daniel Jakopovich
Our fourth blog post looking at whether Quaker concerns are reflected in general election 2019 manifestos. Here, Daniel Jakopovich and Sahdya Darr review policies around peace and disarmament.
5 December 2019
General election 2019: Quaker analysis of migrant rights in party manifestos
by Tatiana Garavito
Are Quaker concerns reflected in the general election 2019 manifestos? Here, Tatiana Garavito reviews migration policies.
2 December 2019
General election 2019: Quaker analysis of climate justice in party manifestos
by Olivia Hanks
The first of four blog posts looking at whether Quaker concerns are reflected in general election 2019 manifestos. Here, Olivia Hanks reviews policies designed to tackle the climate crisis.
21 November 2019
Moved by the spirit: Quakers in film
by Elizabeth Payne
From Westerns to romcoms, Elizabeth Payne takes a look at seven films that feature Quaker characters for #QuakerFacts.