Positive News #97, Apr–Jun 2019
The joy of fix: claiming the right to repair
The EU is introducing legislation that obliges manufacturers to make their products longer-lasting and easier to repair. But fearless fixers and tenacious tinkerers have long been going further, from running thriving community repair groups, to spreading tips via social media and YouTube. They fix up and spread their smarts: meet the repairers.
Other features include: Sustainable dining • The resurgence of independent UK booksellers • Celebrating black men • Ageing joyfully • The unlikely friends who brought LGBT education to Scotland • Standing up for human rights in Brazil
Published in April 2019