Category Archives: Brexit

A ‘Low & Dishonest’ Decade?

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool and Chair of the Ozanne Foundation  Just over 80 years ago W H Auden, in New York, wrote his poem “September 1 1939”: I sit in one of the dives On … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Kitties

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of Via Media and Director of the Ozanne Foundation I have recently been adopted by two kittens – brothers born on September 27th.  I decided to resist the temptation of calling them Boris and Jeremy – … Continue reading

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Nationalism, Patriotism and Glory…

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s, Member of General Synod and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation ‘Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism is when hate of people other than your … Continue reading

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A Call to “Take Sides”!

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool and Chair of the Ozanne Foundation In an increasingly polarised and angry West it may seem perverse to say that we need to be clear about taking sides. Surely the work … Continue reading

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Remembrance, Inclusion & Identity

by Lord Ian Blair of Broughton, cross bench peer, former Metropolitan Police Commissioner and parishioner in the Diocese of Oxford In this period of remembrance, I have been reflecting on the time-limited nature of memory. I was born after World War … Continue reading

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Remembering – An Active Choice?

by the Ven Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight,  Chair of One Body One Faith and Member of General Synod Shortly after the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union I had the privilege of attending … Continue reading

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The All-Seeing Eye

by Jayne Ozanne, Director of the Ozanne Foundation and Editor of Via Media Some call it the ultimate Hunger Monster – the creature with the insatiable appetite. Others liken it euphemistically to the apocalyptic beast depicted in Ezekiel and Revelation, … Continue reading

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