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/ Peace & Democracy, Positive Perspective

10 Dec 2014

 

David Cameron has imposed strict blanket measures on the growing number of British jihadis that want to return to the UK, but is this the most effective way of dealing with a potentially dangerous problem?

 
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/ Positive Perspective

21 Nov 2014

 

Rather than compartmentalising our knowledge and perception, to fully experience reality and build a sustainable society we should open ourselves to the interconnectedness of all of the web of life, argues author Giles Hutchins

 
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/ Positive Perspective

20 Nov 2014

 

Being able to trust can create a powerful foundation for reframing how we see the world and taking more purposeful actions in our lives, discovers Jini Reddy at the Findhorn New Story Summit

 
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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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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media, Positive Perspective

12 Sep 2014

 

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

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive Money, Positive Perspective

08 Sep 2014

 

Ben Dyson talks about the progress made by Positive Money in sparking the debate about monetary reform over the past four years

 
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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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/ Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics, Positive Perspective

20 Aug 2014

 

The role of the Arab league and the US, and the lessons that can be learned from the Northern Ireland peace process, are key to reaching peaceful coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians, says Vijay Mehta

 
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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