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1 (c) Alt-Gen
 

/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive People, Youth

30 Oct 2014

 

With young people trapped between unemployment and underemployment, the political response is too paternalistic, says new organisation AltGen. Launching an award for new co-operative enterprises, it is encouraging 18-29-year-olds to shape their own futures

 
2 (c) Peoples' Social Forum
 

/ Environment, Positive People

24 Oct 2014

 

Our economy is shooting itself in the foot, author and activist Naomi Klein warned an audience in Westminster this month, and a radical change in the way we approach the climate conversation is the only way to turn things around

 
BEST (c) Alice Peperell
 

/ Blogs, Community, Culture, Lifestyle

23 Oct 2014

 

Partying hard at 6am isn't a big deal in trendy east London, but as Nicola Slawson finds, it's an altogether different experience when you're fresh out of bed and raving on your way to work

 
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/ Education, Media

17 Oct 2014

 

A pioneering workshop in London next month aims to equip journalists to better serve society by creating content that is more engaging and empowering for their audiences

 
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/ Media, Positive People

15 Oct 2014

 

Journalists have a responsibility to reflect the world more accurately, believes Monique Villa, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. But as she tells Lucy Purdy, there is now a resurgence in human-centred stories and media that triggers positive change

 
2 (c) The Catalyst Course
 

/ Blogs, Education, Lifestyle, Sustainable Development, Youth

14 Oct 2014

 

Catalyst is a leading five-day residential course for young people aged 18-25, hosted at Embercombe, a educational centre for sustainable living in Devon. Catalyst alumni Jasmine Irving reflects on her experience

 
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/ Campaigns round up, Community

08 Oct 2014

 

All the latest from the world of campaigning, including doctors divesting from fossil fuels, gender equality on the national curriculum and how you can help take over a national newspaper

 
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/ Agriculture, Community, Food, Innovation, Justice, Sustainable Development

25 Sep 2014

 

A new initiative will help farmers overcome intellectual property law restrictions on quality seeds

 
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/ Community, Culture, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Positive Perspective, Wellbeing

19 Sep 2014

 

As UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon urges nations to “demand the right of peoples to peace,” millions plan to gather in diverse celebrations

 
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/ Media, Positive People, Wellbeing

16 Sep 2014

 

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

 
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/ Community, Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive People

12 Sep 2014

 

Free Money Day next week prompts people to think about concepts of value and sharing by handing out their own money to strangers. How would society be transformed if our relationship with money was more conscious and heartfelt?

 
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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

 
1 (c) Phalinn Ooi
 

/ Community, Health, Innovation, Politics, Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2014

 

Since 1948 the NHS has provided 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

 
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/ Community, Peace

04 Aug 2014

 

A new house of worship, which founders hope will promote interfaith understanding, is to be built in the heart of Berlin

 
Roots of Empathy classroom-baby Mei-photo (c) Melanie Gordon
 

/ 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

 

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