Building a fairer, healthier world
Social Justice

Building a fairer, healthier world

The World Health Organization’s theme for World Health Day on 6 March 2021 is “Building a fairer, healthier world”. Our world is an unequal one The conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the economic policies and systems, social norms, social policies and political systems shaping the conditions of daily […]

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Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being
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Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being

The theme of this year’s International Day of Forests on 21 March is “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being”. Forests cover one third of the Earth’s land mass, performing vital functions around the world. Around 1.6 billion people – including more than 2,000 indigenous cultures – depend on forests for their livelihoods, medicines, […]

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We can only eliminate racism by dismantling white supremacy
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We can only eliminate racism by dismantling white supremacy

In the lead up to the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21st March, we (white people) need to undertake a journey to understand that to eliminate racism we must tackle white supremacy. And this means we must first acknowledge and then address the power imbalance that underpins and perpetuates racism. Anyone […]

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disruptive ideas vol.6 no.2
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disruptive ideas vol.6 no.2

Articles and other interesting content to stimulate your thinking… the mathematical case against blaming people for their misfortune “The unpredictability of the course of our lives is partly due to rich causal complexity of the social world, with its interlocking web of economic, political, psychological and other factors. Under these conditions of extreme complexity, which are […]

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Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world
Social Justice

Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world

The global UN Women theme for International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 is “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”. This theme celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future. Women bear the brunt of problems ranging from poverty to climate change, […]

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