In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery. But there is another way, writes Lucy Purdy
Nurturing a deeper, more interactive connection with nature is essential for the Earth's wellbeing and our own, says Jini Reddy, as she spends a week in Devon learning from indigenous traditions
As we count the costs of our increasingly hectic lives, a convergence of groundbreaking science and spiritual understanding is creating an opportune moment for a cultural shift in how we live, says the editor-in-chief of Huffington Post
By learning from dispute resolution techniques, journalists can develop a new framework for political debates that would challenge those in power to see others' viewpoints, collaborate and come up with solutions
A quiet gender revolution in Namibian politics is underway following a commitment to a gender equal parliament and a 'zebra' system that aims to create a male-female balance for ministerial roles
With Ireland in first place, a new index has been created to measure the good that countries do for the rest of the world. Ben Whitford meets its founder, Simon Anholt, and finds out how it could encourage more...
Mainstream economics teaching fails to address 21st century issues, say students from 41 protest groups around the world
A new report highlights billion-pound economy boost to be had in better resource efficiency
Journalists and PR executives can be part of the solution to global problems, say Transformational Media Summit organisers
A new initiative will help farmers overcome intellectual property law restrictions on quality seeds
New research shows that ethics are playing an important role as shopping becomes increasingly tech-focused
As UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon urges nations to “demand the right of peoples to peace,” millions plan to gather...
A groundbreaking ruling allows towns opposed to fracking to ban heavy industry within municipal borders
The Pollyanna hypothesis, which claims that most people, regardless of cultural or sociolinguistic background, use positive words more often...
Free Money Day next week prompts people to think about concepts of value and sharing by handing out their...
Economically empowering women benefits community as businesswomen reinvest profits in social goods, says trade head Read more
As the political analysts get into their stride over the Spanish Government’s decision to back down over mediaeval reforms… Read more