Archive for August, 2014

Ubuntu – a new way to way to create peace in the world?

Ubuntu – a new way to way to create peace in the world?

A new global project has been launched as part of a bid to bring communities together and reduce conflict. This mammoth project has not been launched by some government organisation or an NGO, but by Anna and Tom – a couple dedicated to making a difference in the world. The Ubuntu project is all about encouraging people to celebrate their[Read More...]

Why armed officers represent creeping fascism in the UK

Why armed officers represent creeping fascism in the UK

The UK is slowly tip-toeing into fascism by stealthily introducing armed officers into the streets, it has been revealed. In a move that has gone relatively unnoticed, a number of police officers are now routinely carrying sidearms while on patrol in parts of mainland UK. It is part of a softly, softly approach in which the British government is slowly[Read More...]

The world does not forget: Gaza protests continue across the globe

The world does not forget: Gaza protests continue across the globe

Hundreds of thousands of people marched across London in solidarity with the men, women and children in Gaza. They were joined by protesters in South Africa, Pakistan, Yemen and Saudi Arabia. There were also protests in Jordan, Syria, Bahrain, Algeria, Sudan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Ireland, Japan and Australia. In South Africa, there were nationwide marches and the African[Read More...]

Roots in Empathy classes have been shown to reduce aggression

Radical new programme encourages children to be more empathetic

A radical new project has revealed the extent to which young babies can help children between the ages of five and seven to develop greater empathy. In thousands of schools across the globe, a new initiative entitled ‘Roots in Empathy’ conducted sessions in which a neighbourhood infant and parent visits a classroom every three weeks over the school year. As[Read More...]

The majority of supermarket chicken is infected with the deadly food poisoning bug Campylobacter

FSA: Deadly bacteria has contaminated two-thirds of supermarket chicken

The majority of supermarket chicken sold in the UK carries the deadly food poisoning bug campylobacter, according to the government’s Food Standards Agency (FSA). It published a new retail survey which tested samples of raw chicken bought at all the leading UK supermarkets and at butchers in the spring of this year. The results showed that 59% of birds carried[Read More...]