As the tragic bombing in Manchester this week has shown, communities affected by terrorist attacks often unite in solidarity in inspiring ways. We explore 5 actions that capture resilience and togetherness at the most difficult of times
A law in France banning the use of unhealthily thin fashion models came into effect this month. The country’s health ministry hopes it will help combat inaccessible ideals of beauty
We spend a day with Neil Monaghan, who heads up operations at the Archway Project in Thamesmead, London. It teaches disadvantaged and disabled young people how to fix motorbikes – and alters their lives in the process. He knows it works, because it transformed him, too
Injustices of the past continue to affect people in indigenous communities today. Franki Cookney investigates how Standing Rock has brought efforts towards reconciliation with indigenous groups to the world’s attention
While Trump’s administration grapples with its position on climate change, it’s worth stepping back to see the wider picture in the US, believes Lance Pierce, North America president of CDP. In fact – he writes from New York – it is business that is really taking action on climate
The team behind a new app hope to help Londoners enjoy nature in the city. Is using technology to encourage nature connection contradictory? Or can we ‘tap in’ to the natural world – and improve health and wellbeing at the same time?
Will Brett from the New Economics Foundation suggests we should look towards communities, not manifestos, when seeking energy for change. ‘Let’s move forward, not back,’ he writes
Positive News membership: There are two ways to become a Positive News member: as a supporter or a subscriber. Sign up to receive exclusive benefits and help us change the news for good.
Introducing issue 89 of Positive News magazine, which explores the possibilities for society when we give attention to what is desired rather than what is feared
A crowdfunded film based on real-life interviews with homeless people aims to create new understanding of the issue – a shift that the younger generation in particular is embracing, says the film’s director
Women often benefit most from internet access but millions of homes lack reliable power. We meet those leapfrogging into the digital age thanks to clean energy
Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo risked death when he went undercover to gather information about bribery and corruption in the Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Having won a prestigious environmental prize, he has now set his sights on another challenge
The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s US presidency have been controversial to say the least. But his administration’s most anti-progressive policies have been met with a wall of creative responses, in the US and elsewhere
Staff at a US high school created an environment built on empathy and redemption. Using a framework called trauma-informed care, they acknowledged childhood trauma when addressing behavioural issues – and suspensions dropped by 85 per cent in just a year