From Libya to Daesh, and the debate over the future of Trident, there always seems to be money for war. But are there better ways to spend it? Marc Shoffman speaks to Andrew Smith, from the Campaign Against Arms Trade, looks at whether action against military spending is necessary, while Shuaghan Dolan, from Conscience, explores how the government could deal with global issues such as Isis. Reverend Mark Woods, contributing editor of Christian Today, also explains whether you are pacifist if you are religious.
Marc Shoffman discusses the topic of debt with Senior Network Coordinator for the Church Credit Champions, David Barclay, and Andy Burns, from organisation Capital Mass. He looks at the different ways small communities take on the challenge to campaign against poverty and inequality.
Faith and Finance: Ramadan and the Importance of Charity
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Faith & Finance
Marc Shoffman and Rita Lobo discuss Ramadan and the idea of charity that goes along with it. To talk about this, Imam Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, Assistant Secretary General for the Muslim Council of Britain and Basit Khan, Head of Fundraising at Islamic Relief join them in the studio.