Positive Perspective

 
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/ Positive Perspective

27 Mar 2014

 

Income inequality has hit critical levels in the UK; never before has the disparity between top and bottom earners been so great. Here, four key organisations outline their vision for a more equal Britain

 
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/ Positive Perspective

24 Mar 2014

 

Society is awash with sexism, from the Page 3 girl to apps encouraging plastic surgery aimed at children. But women’s voices in the media are becoming more powerful than their image, says Anne Louise Kershaw

 
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/ Mark Williamson, Positive Perspective

20 Mar 2014

 

Our happiness has been stolen by advertisers, celebrities and the media, says Mark Williamson, who explains how simple it is to take it back

 
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/ Positive Perspective

07 Mar 2014

 

The government announced in January that it would welcome a small number of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees to Britain. This is not enough, says Mike Levy, who is calling for a national effort to take 10,000 refugees into our homes

 
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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Positive Perspective

19 Feb 2014

 

Cathrine Gyldensted meets world-renowned war photographer Jan Grarup, who includes inspiration and hope in his photographs, to discover how photojournalism has an important role to play in the pursuit of a more constructive media

 
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/ Positive Perspective

17 Feb 2014

 

Britain’s first ‘social supermarket’, enabling local people on low incomes to buy food at knock-down prices, is a welcome addition to food banks, says Caspar Van Vark, though more needs to be done to tackle the roots of food poverty

 
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/ Paul Fletcher, Positive Perspective

22 Jan 2014

 

As we reach environmental and economic limits, the time is ripe and imminent for political change, but we need both inner and outer transformation if we are to create a better future, writes Paul Fletcher

 
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/ Food, Positive Perspective

31 Dec 2013

 

Tesco’s half-year figures for food waste gave a shocking insight into the problem of food waste in the UK. Supermarkets must take responsibility for their part in this, but progress is being made and consumers can act too, says Caspar van Vark

 
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Paul Fletcher, Positive Perspective

04 Nov 2013

 

Creating a place of sanctuary for yourself doesn’t mean cutting yourself off from modern life, it means allowing yourself time and space to develop an inner calm in the face of a world in crisis

 
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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media, Positive Perspective

23 Oct 2013

 

When the US and Russia agreed a diplomatic response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, it was a constructive question from a journalist that initiated the breakthrough, says Cathrine Gyldensted

 
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/ Mark Williamson

05 Sep 2013

 

New data shows that the UK is taking promising steps towards a happier society, but we must redefine our idea of success if we are to truly nurture our wellbeing

 
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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media

03 Sep 2013

 

Having launched a new course to teach ‘constructive news’ reporting, investigative journalist Cathrine Gyldensted explains why she set out to radically innovate her profession and how a more positive approach will lead to better journalism

 
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/ Positive Perspective

02 Sep 2013

 

Climate change conferences have been tarnished, but communities coming together to create a ‘global power shift’ show we are all on the frontline, says student activist Tom Youngman

 
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/ Positive Perspective

27 Aug 2013

 

With womens’ campaign groups ‘involved at every step’, Project Guardian – an initiative to tackle sexual assault and unwanted sexual behaviour on public transport in London – could mark a turning point for dealing with the problem, says Laura Smith

 
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Positive Perspective

24 Aug 2013

 

Replacing the ‘I win, you lose’ mentality with an understanding of the benefits of collaboration, is the key to solving both our personal and social problems, says Lynne McTaggart

 

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/ Peace & Democracy, Positive Perspective

06 Jun 2013

 

The UK is getting more peaceful, but it’s not just the absence of violent crime that we should recognise

 
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, / Environment, Positive Perspective

24 May 2013

 

The push for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides – believed to be linked to a dramatic decline in the populations of bees and other pollinators – mobilised millions of European citizens, some of them for the first time, says Brigit Strawbridge

 
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/ Paul Fletcher, Positive Perspective, Spirit

29 Mar 2013

 

The meeting of cutting-edge scientific and spiritual understandings of the world could be the foundation for us to live sustainably, writes Paul Fletcher

 
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/ Environment, Positive Perspective, Renewable Energy

31 Jan 2013

 

Locally-owned renewable energy projects offer more than just clean energy; they could be a practical route to empowering people and nurturing their wellbeing, believes Matt Mellen. He sits in on a public event to hear local energy innovators share their experience

 
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/ Positive Perspective

28 Jan 2013

 

Through collective ownership, together we can take back control of our resources, and in turn our lives and communities, argues Matt Mellen