Articles Tagged with the word ‘society’


/ Culture

30 Oct 2015


Catalan was banned during the Franco-era, but the language survived and now the Spanish region could be closer than ever to gaining independence


/ EcoHustler, Positive Perspective

01 Sep 2015


The world’s wealthiest individuals spend a considerable sum on personal security, but as Matt Mellen asks, would they feel the need to if we lived in more equal times?

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/ Positive Perspective

23 Jul 2015


Mankind is currently experiencing an important shift in the evolution of consciousness, but up against so many global issues we need to embrace a new way of thinking fast, says Giles Hutchins

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/ Community, Innovation, Lifestyle, New Economics, Sustainable Development

17 Jun 2015


From Guernsey to the Seychelles, island communities are working to reinvent themselves. Lucy Purdy explores the new social and economic systems being developed offshore

GNE Group Picture (c) Azul Thome

/ Blogs, New Economics

03 Jun 2015


What does the new economy look like? How can organisations the world over become generative rather than extractive? And what does that mean for society? Greta Rossi travelled to transformational learning space Schumacher College to find out

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/ Politics

20 Mar 2015


For the first time in decades, a grassroots organisation in Spain has the potential to unseat the country’s major political parties. Could this herald the beginning of a Europe-wide political revolution?

Hasidic Jews in Hackney, London (c) Flickr member kafaka4prez

/ Positive Perspective

20 Feb 2015


The volatile situation in the Middle East is cause for concern, but widespread anti-Semitic scaremongering is not indicative of Britain’s real feelings towards the Jewish population, claims Thomas Scotto

(c) Flickr member torbakhopper

/ Lifestyle, Wellbeing

24 Nov 2014


European nations seen as best prepared to care for ageing populations


/ 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


/ Democracy, Politics, Wellbeing

05 Sep 2014


With Ireland in first place, a new index has been created to measure the good that countries do for the rest of the world. Ben Whitford meets its founder, Simon Anholt, and finds out how it could encourage more altruistic and socially positive government policies


/ Positive News blog

09 Aug 2014


By 'rewilding' nature and society we can forge a hopeful path through modern crises, said the journalist, speaking at Wilderness festival


/ Positive News blog

12 Jun 2014


By cultivating our intrinsic values we can build society around what matters most to us, says Seán Dagan Wood

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/ Wellbeing

29 Nov 2013


UK citizens are some of the most satisfied in the industrialised world, according to a new report

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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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/ Wellbeing

05 Sep 2013


UK ranked 10th happiest out of 27 European countries

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/ Democracy

13 Jun 2013


Nine in ten people accept that Britain is now a multicultural country and 70% are in favour of multiculturalism, according to a recent poll.


/ Community

22 Feb 2013


The official Crime Survey of England and Wales reveals a significant drop in crime, with similar results reported in Scotland

(c) Ryan Hyde

/ Environment

29 Jan 2013


Environmentalism is about values, not income, new research shows

Mark Williamson in the office (c) Matt Chocqueel-Mangan

/ Community

25 Jan 2013


Dr Mark Williamson, director of Action for Happiness, responds to the results of the first national assessment of UK values

Wheelbarrow race, Aldborough, Norfolk (c) Flickr member Steenberg

/ Community

25 Jan 2013


Far-reaching research into people’s values indicates that people feel positively about the UK on a local level, but feel that their values are not reflected in how the country operates at a national level