Category Archives: World News

The latest reforms in child-rearing, family policy and education from around the world

Divestment is the biggest boycott movement in history!

You are far more powerful than you realize. You can personally turn the tide on climate change, simply by how you use even the smallest amounts of money. Divesting means looking at where we save money, and removing it from … Continue reading

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Solar Plane’s First World Trip!

The solar revolution is here, it is real, you are living in it NOW. The Solar Impulse plane is showing us how clean energy can fuel all kinds of transport in the near future. Look at history: stunts like these … Continue reading

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To make you feel better…

Here are some of the most exciting news about huge wins for sustainability, justice and a better world all around. Fossil fuel divestment is taking off like wildfire around the world. This global divestment deluge is set to heavily disrupt the fossil … Continue reading

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One kid deals political corruption a HUGE blow

I want this kid to come to Australia! In fact, why can’t he travel to all ‘democracies’? He’s brilliant!! Get this: he is a 16 year-old computer whiz, in USA. He programmed a plug-in that allows any American with a … Continue reading

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Je suis L’ENFANT

Another act of brutality, a series of them, and the world comes together to protest. To defy.  To unify. People stand shoulder to shoulder in Paris, in shock, in bewilderment, in silence. We try to make sense of it. We … Continue reading

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Natural birth gets BIG recognition in UK

The National Health Service in UK has issued new guidelines urging low-risk mothers to give birth NOT in hospital settings. This is a huge recognition of the negative impacts of defensive obstetrics, and the inherent safety and lifetime benefits of … Continue reading

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First Asian nation to ban corporal punishment of children!

Congratulations to the Phillippines! And a very happy Christmas to Phillipino children. As of this week, it is no longer legal for parents or teachers to hit children in the name of ‘discipline’.  So interesting what is happening in the … Continue reading

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Spanking banned in Nicaragua! Viva Nicaragua numero 46!

Does it seem like progress on this issue is speeding up? Is it starting to seem weirder and weirder that people think it is OK to spank children? Just like people thought it was OK for  husbands to smack their … Continue reading

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Estonia bans corporal punishment – the list grows!!

Congratulations to the Estonian parliament for making it clear, through the law, that humans are not for hitting – at any age.  Fantastic for Estonian kids, they can now live free of parental blows, like most other European children. Today, … Continue reading

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BLOODFUN – When Violence is Entertainment

Today thousands of Australians are celebrating that K-Mart and Target have stopped selling the viciously violent                       Grand Theft Auto-5 (GTA5). Petitioners stared, the retailers blinked. This game won its … Continue reading

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