Monthly Archives: August 2013

You can’t stop progress…

A Norwegian woman was sexually assaulted when visiting Dubai. When she reported it to police, she was sentenced to jail for extra-marital sex. She was just now released, the result of a successful, worldwide online petition which triggered a media … Continue reading

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Great news on clean energy!

It’s official: energy from new wind farms is finally cheaper than from new coal or gas power stations. This comes from a 2013 report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance in Australia. Their research also established that, by 2020, new solar … Continue reading

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Your world, Your Democracy!

Sometimes, great stuff happens. Sometimes, we join hands and we MAKE it happen. ‘WE’ is what wins. Through online petitions, millions of global citizens have forced the passage of potent new anti-corruption laws in Brazil, contributed to the banning of … Continue reading

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