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/ Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

14 Jul 2014

 

Developments in finance, energy and technology are shifting us from centralised, growth-at-all-costs economics, towards a more democratic, collaborative, interactive and ecological model, based on asking what kind of society we actually want, argues Sam Friggens

 
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/ Media, Positive Perspective

10 Jul 2014

 

The media should drop its claims of impartiality and instead use its influence transparently to facilitate positive changes in society, argues Tom Lawson

 
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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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/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Perspective

24 Jun 2014

 

We're already aware of the problems the natural world faces, it's time the conservation community shares what's being done about it, says Tom Lawson

 
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/ Positive Perspective

23 Jun 2014

 

The increasing number of voices articulating a positive vision of the future – including Russell Brand’s call for “a peaceful, effortless, joyous revolution” at London’s march against austerity – are a welcome antidote to the ‘anti’ approach, says Lucy Purdy

 
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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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/ Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

18 Jun 2014

 

Contrary to some perceptions, co-operative businesses are flourishing more than ever in the UK. Following a research project into the potential of the co-operative model, Rob Harrison proposes why it could offer an alternative to capitalism

 
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/ Positive Perspective

17 Jun 2014

 

A new world requires new stories, but people will only listen to them when they themselves are included in the storyline. This requires a ‘gear-shift’ in conversations about radical action argues Simon Hodges

 
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/ Environment, Positive Perspective

08 Jun 2014

 

We take a look at the initiatives saving the underwater world this World Oceans Day

 
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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 Perspective

05 Jun 2014

 

Brazil’s groundbreaking Marco Civil da Internet law recognises that growth and prosperity are dependent on a technologically advanced society – how long until other countries realise the same?

 
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/ Positive Perspective

27 May 2014

 

Despite the Co-op Bank’s troubles, the ethical finance sector is thriving, writes Charlotte Webster

 
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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