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#OwnTheMedia: A blueprint for reader-owned journalism

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 09:30

Positive News becomes the world’s first global media co-operative financed by crowdfunding

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New Rio museum looks to the future

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 08:45

A Museum of Tomorrow is at the centre of a £1.36bn facelift of Rio de Janeiro’s once-dingy port district

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Ethical hedge fund raises thousands

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 03:21

The Robin Hood co-operative is working the financial markets to help raise funds for projects working for the public good

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US police to learn compassion

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 03:13

More than a thousand Kentucky officers are to recieve compassion training as part of a scheme expected to be rolled out across the country

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Yosemite: A humbling perspective

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 02:52

Ahead of the 100th anniversary of America’s National Park Service, Aaron Millar walks deep into Yosemite and discovers the power of conservation’s birthplace

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Switch the light on

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 02:08

Editor-in-chief Seán Dagan Wood introduces issue 84, the first print edition of Positive News as a magazine

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One carefree night in Cape Town

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 13:36

Our new In Sight section showcases perspective-changing images. Here we visit a Cinderella in gangland South Africa

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How to save the sharing economy

Fri, 22/01/2016 - 11:57

The sharing economy has lost sight of its core values, argues Ed Mayo. Co-operative ownership might be the way forward

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After Paris, we need a public discussion on climate change

Thu, 14/01/2016 - 14:41

Now that the hype from the Paris climate talks has died down, it's up to ordinary people to keep the momentum going, say psychology researchers

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Making phones fixable and more fairly produced

Tue, 12/01/2016 - 14:34

Does the performance of the Fairphone 2 match its ethical credentials?

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