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How Brexit helped spark a new listening project

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 15:29

A ‘listening circle’ has been launched in London following the Brexit vote, becoming part of a growing worldwide movement

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New Zealand MP in Māori facial tattoo first

Wed, 19/10/2016 - 16:10

The tattoo on the chin of New Zealand MP Nanaia Mahuta is much more than a mark of pride. It is a symbol of remembrance and personal strength

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The Kurdish refugee who found a new home in Wales

Tue, 18/10/2016 - 14:45

After fleeing for his life more than once, Kurdish refugee Salah Rasool found a new home in Wales. He offers advice to people who are new to the UK today

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The buzz around bee tourism

Tue, 18/10/2016 - 09:29

Concern over dwindling bee populations has led to a new kind of holiday with a positive impact

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The people v Monsanto: corporation to face ‘moral tribunal’

Sat, 15/10/2016 - 01:18

Agrochemical company Monsanto will be the subject of a ‘moral tribunal’ at The Hague

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After one year of making news beautiful, thank you to our community

Sat, 15/10/2016 - 00:30

The Positive News team celebrates four editions in the new format as a quarterly magazine

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America’s black banking revolution

Thu, 13/10/2016 - 15:05

Recent racial unrest in the US has bloomed into a different kind of protest. ‘Black banking’ is emerging as a tool of empowerment for communities in America, and further afield

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The teen who escaped child marriage by rapping about it

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 19:59

Nineteen-year-old Sonita Alizadeh was just 10 and an Afghan refugee in Iran when her parents first tried to sell her into marriage. Now, through defiantly eloquent rap music, she protests against the practice of child brides

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Native Americans unite at Standing Rock

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 16:42

The Native American-led protest camp at Standing Rock in the US has come to symbolise much more than environmental rights. Could it offer lessons for how we live and connect with others?

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Surrendering to change: reforming the police

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 12:41

Around the world, the dynamic between people and those appointed to keep the peace is often uneasy. Five experts suggest ways forward for better relations between police and the public

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Despite referendum failure, Colombia can still reach peace

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 10:41

After Colombian people voted to reject a peace deal for their country – racked by 52 years of war – one expert urges parties to hold their nerve and seek ways forward

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#OurWorldIsBeautiful: Positive News celebrates languages

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 15:43

Issue 87 celebrates the power of words by reporting on efforts to preserve the world’s endangered languages

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Vitamin supplements: who can we trust?

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 09:36

The range of vitamins, supplements and remedies on offer today can be overwhelming. What do we really need, and what information can we rely on? Oliver Haenlein meets those trying to simplify things

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Our wor(l)d is beautiful

Wed, 05/10/2016 - 10:01

Editor-in-chief Seán Dagan Wood introduces issue 87 of Positive News

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