Articles Tagged with the word ‘politics’

 
low res
 

/ Community

03 Jul 2014

 

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

 
2684571773_ce0e3f6552_z
 

/ 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

 
4627123239_81fe2623da_z
 

/ Politics

28 May 2014

 

Sushil Koirala has surprised leaders by rebuffing his family’s inheritance in favour of a simpler way of life

 
Press Conf IPU and UN Women
 

/ Politics

10 Apr 2014

 

A growing number of women in parliament indicate an encouraging trend towards equality

 
Tunisian President Marzouki gestures after signing the country's new constitution in Tunis
 

/ Politics

05 Mar 2014

 

Significant advances for women are among a catalogue of new rights for citizens, in what is being widely received as the most progressive constitution in the Arab world

 
tour publicity LOW RES
 

/ Culture

20 Dec 2013

 

He’s known for his hair, his sex life and more recently, his encounter with Jeremy Paxman, but as Nicola Slawson finds during Russell Brand’s standup comedy show, there’s more to Britain’s famed lovable rogue than meets the eye

 
RB_crop
 

/ Positive News blog

18 Dec 2013

 

When Russell Brand challenged the status quo in a Newsnight interview, he was picking up on a shifting sense of what is possible for society - and recent successes in international diplomacy are among signs that he may be right

 
Uruguay's president-elect Jose Mujica celebrates winning the presidential run-off election in Montevideo
 

/ Politics

11 Apr 2013

 

Despite being the figurehead of a country on the up, Uruguay president José Mujica donates his earnings to charity and lives on a small modest farm. Matthew Pike considers how his grounded principles are changing the political landscape

 
GA Meeting
 

/ Peace & Democracy

13 Feb 2013

 

King Abdullah has appointed 30 women to Saudi Arabia’s formal advisory council, suggesting the country is moving towards greater equality for women

 
charleseisenstein
 

/ Culture

09 Jan 2013

 

TEDx event titled Visions for Transition will stimulate thought and discussion on the planet’s most pressing matters

 
Frances seated, cropped for h and s
 

/ Community, Economics & Innovation

09 Jan 2013

 

A new report from the TUC has shown that the British public largely supports the welfare system once it realises where benefit money actually goes. Natalie Revie speaks to four people whose lives are examples of the positive effects it can have

 
University of Tromso's research vessel Lance follows U.S. Secretary of State Clinton and Minister of Foreign Affairs Stoere's tour of a fjord onboard the Arctic research vessel Helmer Hanssen off the coast of Tromso
 

/ Economics & Innovation, Environment

27 Dec 2012

 

Norway is doubling carbon tax on its North Sea oil industry and setting up a £1bn fund to tackle the impact of climate change in the developing world

 
Philippine presidential candidate Senator Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III speaks during a campaign rally in Pinamalayan, Mindoro
 

/ Media

12 Sep 2012

 

The president of the Philippines has called on the media to shun sensationalism and make more effort to balance negative news with positive stories

 

Ripples of change from Rio

 
 

/ Sustainable Development

18 Jun 2012

 

Twenty years on from the first Earth Summit, Kirsty Schneeberger looks at the potential for positive outcomes at Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, taking place 20-22 June 2012

 
SG meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
 

/ Peace & Democracy

01 Jun 2012

 

Former prisoner of conscience and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has entered the Burmese parliament, marking an historic step towards democracy in the country after 25 years of totalitarian rule