What’s at stake in a world where science is marginalised? Programmes such as AguaClara, which offer sustainable, low-cost solutions to Honduran communities in need of safe water
New research challenges the government’s assertion that there is little capacity to house Syrian refugees. Local authorities have now committed to accommodate nearly 22,000 people fleeing from the country – and grassroots pressure has been key
Premature babies are at an increased risk of brain damage, but many are too fragile to make the journey to an MRI machine for a clearer diagnosis. Soon, thanks to the world’s first mini scanner, they may not need to
“There is a whole world waiting for us, ready to welcome us home,” says environmental philosopher Derrick Jensen. He explains our near-universal belief in the superiority of humans – and the possibility of looking at life anew
Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in pilgrimage; journeying on foot. Now that it is open to all – religious or not – how can it help connect us with deep meaning, the land and each other?
In 2011, Jacob Dunne fatally knocked a man to his death in an unprovoked attack. After prison, he found himself homeless, unemployed and struggling. But with the encouragement of his victim’s parents, he began a degree in criminology
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Editor-in-chief Seán Dagan Wood introduces issue 88 of Positive News
Meet Alexandra Rizio, the lawyer who represents child refugees facing deportation, and two other people advocating for immigrants and refugees
From picking apart pop songs to acting out the experience of a girl walking the streets, a creative education programme in India is challenging ingrained gender stereotypes. Could starting young break old attitudes?