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Good Business: Heather Moore, Bee the Change

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 06:00
The UK's bee population is in trouble, having nearly halved over the last 25 years. Bee the Change, a social enterprise based in Bristol, is working to tackle the decline with a combination mentoring and educational courses for all ages

Germany tells firms to bring women into the boardroom

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 06:00
New quota will see women fill at least 30% of supervisory board seats

From quiet stillness comes positive action

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 06:00
‘Doing’ without ‘being’ has led humankind down a troublesome path, says Giles Hutchins. Now is the time to transform the way we exist in the world

Turning plastic bottles into boardshorts

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 06:00
A London-based surf brand wants to tackle increasing levels of plastic waste along the UK coastline by transforming it into beachwear

‘Stopping war and hate comes from each of us’ – Arun Gandhi shares lessons from his grandfather

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 06:00
Peace activist Arun Gandhi reflects on the enduring wisdom of his grandfather, the Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi

How voting ‘none’ in May could transform UK politics

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 06:00
There is an ‘unheard third’ of the UK who choose not to vote in general elections. But, argues Simon Pardoe, by turning up at the polls, even to vote 'none', they could help change the system that they seem so dissatisfied with

Restorative justice is repairing social harm

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 06:00
The process of restorative justice – where offenders and victims meet in a safe, guided environment – is helping reduce crime and giving victims a chance to move on with their lives

Review: Ibeyi – Ibeyi

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 06:00
Folklore has it that there’s something a little spooky about twins, and Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz use this to incredible, uncanny advantage in their debut album

‘Politicians need to connect with the digital age’

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 06:00
As we approach May’s general election, Mollie Malone, representative for youth-facing organisation Stand Up Be Counted, asks if politicians are doing enough to engage young voters

Could a UK Peace Department create a new narrative for global harmony?

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 06:00
Peace is no longer a utopian ideal, says Peace in the City director Ella Matheson, who explores the idea of a government department focused solely on promoting peace and harmony

Iran agrees major nuclear cuts in diplomatic breakthrough

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 15:18
Iran has agreed to significantly curtail its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of economic sanctions, following international negotiations

Palestinians demonstrate resistance, brick by brick

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 16:30
Palestinians in the Jordan Valley are reviving the ancient art of earth building, learning resistance from the Earth during a time of conflict