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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Mal, I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU for your wisdom & grace in writing the article on why Christian leaders sometimes fail. I'm sure it has helped many people to be able to answer questions from others... Margaret, South Africa
Mal, you were recently in Grenoble (France) for a conference. I appreciated your teaching very much & look forward to reading Five Big Ideas! BONNAZ, France
We at Airport Church praise God for you and endeavour to make your work of excellence known. Peter, United Kingdom