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/ Economics & Innovation, Education, Youth

02 Sep 2014

 

Mainstream economics teaching fails to address 21st century issues, say students from 41 protest groups around the world

 
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/ Community, Environment, Positive Perspective, Renewable Energy

29 Aug 2014

 

Local people taking control of energy generation in their area is the key to a sustainable future, argues Clare Martynski

 
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/ Community, Health, Innovation, Politics, Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2014

 

Since 1948 the NHS has provided effective, publicly-funded healthcare based on equality. But with continuing funding cuts and privatisation threatening the service we ask a group of experts how it can have a secure long-term future that best serves the public

 
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/ Community, Peace

22 Aug 2014

 

The Egyptian Alliance for Minorities, including Arab and Jewish members as well as other religious, ethnic and political groups, united in solidarity for a Ramadan meal at a synagogue in Egypt’s capital as violence erupted in nearby Gaza

 
Yehuda Shaul, one of the founds of Breaking the Silence (c) Flickr member Trocaire
 

/ Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics

20 Aug 2014

 

Anna Behrmann talks to grassroots groups protesting for peace in Israel and the Palestinian territories, and discovers their defiant commitment to their cause, despite intimidation and the continuing crisis in the region

 
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/ Positive People, Wellbeing

15 Aug 2014

 

A successful journalist with a thriving family, Rachel Kelly’s life was torn apart by depression. She tried everything to cope, from medication to spending more time outdoors, but it was the power of poetry she says, that ultimately saved her life

 
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/ Community, Peace

04 Aug 2014

 

A new house of worship aiming to promote interfaith understanding is to be built in the heart of Berlin

 
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/ Education

09 Jul 2014

 

In thousands of schools around the world, children between the ages of five and 12 take lessons from a newborn baby. The result? Increased emotional intelligence, understanding and empathy towards classmates, and less bullying and aggression

 
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/ Community

07 Jul 2014

 

The latest news, efforts and success stories from the world of campaigning

 
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/ Community

03 Jul 2014

 

Cornwall’s 15-year fight for minority group recognition is victorious

 
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/ Environment, Positive People, Positive Perspective

27 Jun 2014

 

Sustainable development figurehead and Forum for the Future co-founder Jonathon Porritt tells Laura Smith why he's turned away from the media's ‘doom and gloom’ perspective and adopted a more positive outlook for the future of the Earth

 
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/ Community, Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

19 Jun 2014

 

As the term ‘housing crisis’ becomes ingrained in the British lexicon and millions of people face uncertain futures, seven organisations suggest their solutions

 
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/ Community

16 Jun 2014

 

A handwritten message in a beer bottle has washed ashore after 101 years; Danielle Batist shares a heartwarming story of good old-fashioned communication

 
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/ Community, Health

10 Jun 2014

 

Dementia-focused project is one of six awarded £20m government funding

 
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/ Community, Positive Perspective

06 Jun 2014

 

With the UK boasting 15 million volunteers, Martyn Lewis discusses how citizens are taking society’s problems into their own hands

 
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/ Positive People

29 May 2014

 

When 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, the world was stunned by her bravery and wisdom. Nicola Slawson speaks to Malala’s father, Ziauddin, about education, equality and the upbringing that helped shape Malala

 
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/ Community, Education

15 May 2014

 

Think Project boasts a 90-95% success rate in changing racist views in young people

 
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/ Community, Education

13 May 2014

 

Girl Guides encouraged to break down damaging beauty ideals and boost self-esteem

 
Embrace the change, interactive conference, Nicola Slawson, Global Documentary
 

/ Community

21 Mar 2014

 

Embrace the Change brings together experts in the environment, economy and media to explore more positive and sustainable ways of living

 
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/ Community, Wellbeing

20 Mar 2014

 

Majority of people in the UK believe happiness should be society’s top priority – not money