If you want to see an end to world poverty then giving money will never be enough. We also need to be political and, where necessary, challenge the dominant economic thinking. Put simply: it’s about loving God and loving our neighbour. In association with Christian Aid.
Paul Brannen is the head of advocacy and influence at Christian Aid, and leads its campaigns, policy and media work. He was the first person at Christian Aid to work specifically on campaigning, leading to the formation of the campaigns team. He has twice stood for Parliament and spent five years on Newcastle City Council.