Hugh Nowell and Christine Channer, are siblings who have committed a large portion of their lives to Initiatives of Change or Moral Rearmament as it was once called. In this interview, they will discuss their journey through a life guided by the principles of the movement. At a time of great political change in the Western world, one in which the old political guard have vacated offices of power, Hugh and Christine also provide us with a unique insight into the impact the Media has on politics and also of the taut race relations in America today.
Chaz Singh and his wife Saranjit Kaur are Sikhs currently live in Plymouth. In this interview, Mr Singh and his wife discuss their spiritual journey in life as well as the virtues the Sikh religion seeks to promote. As a Labour councillor for a ward in Plymouth, Mr Singh is passionate about inclusivity and continually strives for increased community cohesion in diverse urban cities. Finally, Mr Singh, who stood unsuccessfully as a member of Parliament in 2010, will be discussing the key obstacles facing the UK as it negotiates its exit from the European Union, and the Kingdom’s role in the New World Order.
Eppie Parker and Ed Tebbutt from the Next Century Foundation talk on Secularism, on the states of Israel and Palestine, and on Xenophobia:
Lord Judd, former Minister for the Navy, former Minister for Overseas Development and former Minister of State for the Foreign Office in discussion on Africa, on Migration and on Donald Trump:
Ralph Land discusses the re-emergence of populism, migration, and Russia’s role in the world today.
Sheikh Ghassan Manasra, Dr Anna Less and David Less are the co-founders of the Abrahamic Reunion. They will be discussing Sufism, the Abrahamic Reunion and ways forward for the Holy Land.
Veronica Morris is an active member of the Next Century Foundation and Initiatives of Change. Martina Villa is a Law Graduate from the School of Oriental and African Studies. She is passionate about supporting refugees and working out long term solutions from a legal and political perspective.
They discuss migration, minorities, and FGM.
Ahmed Hussein Adam is a prominent Sudanese politician and scholar from Darfur. He is a Visiting Fellow at Cornell University’s Institute for African Development (IAD).
He discusses Darfur, Sudan, and peace in Sudan, as well as the role of the International Community.
Alice Carter works for Civil Service and has experience in the Department for Work and Pensions and the Ministry of Defence. She is interested in digital and technological development and in Africa where she worked for the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. Isabel Carter is a Junior Lawyer in London focused on International Human Rights Law, and the Law of Armed Conflict. She is interested in using legal frameworks to improve conditions around the world.
They discuss war zones and conflict, the media and its role in conflict zones, International Law, and Disempowerment.
Two NCF Researchers, Fred Higgins and Saif Sarwar discuss the rise of Donald Trump, Nationalism, and the issue of prisons and prisoners.