Despite some 67 million people worldwide earning their living through domestic labour, their working rights have long been overlooked. But things are changing
With countries including Finland, the Netherlands and France considering pilot schemes this year, the idea of a universal basic income is gaining momentum. Giving every citizen the same monthly payment, no matter what their employment status or financial situation, is being touted as a way to [...]
Anonymous developers have released an app called Gershad to help young Iranians avoid the Gashte Ershad, known as ‘morality police’, who patrol the country’s streets daily
President Obama’s ban on oil and gas drilling on the Atlantic coast is part of a wider shift away from fossil fuels, signalling strong action on climate action, according to campaigners
Television personality and former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner catapulted transgender issues into the mainstream. But it’s the new Olympic guidelines that are really impressing the trans community
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Editor-in-chief Seán Dagan Wood introduces issue 85 of Positive News
With a historic vote looming on 23 June, Brits remain divided over whether the UK should stay in the EU. Some believe a ‘Brexit’ would cut through red tape clogging the British economy and give Westminster more control. Others insist our ties to Europe profoundly shape Britain’s workforce, trade and culture for the better. Here, an expert offers a perspective to reframe the debate and we crunch the numbers to help inform your view