Category: Worlds Apart

The Brexit power word

Brexit – a power-word full of consequences

On this nth ‘crunch’ day for the so-called ‘Brexit’, some thoughts about an empty but powerful word with heavy consequences. Read the article on Secret Paths Worlds Apart.
Extinction Rebellion: The urgent need for action

Extinction Rebellion: The urgent need for action

Dr Gail Bradbrook, cofounder of Extinction Rebellion taking on Democracy Now about climate action. See more on Secret Paths Worlds Apart.
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Captives of a flat, mono-coloured world

Captives of a flat, mono-coloured world

Why on earth do some people believe the blatant lies of Boris Johnson or Donald Trump? That question has had me perplexed. Now I may have stumbled on the answer. Read more on Secret Paths Worlds Apart.
We can still fix this!

We can still fix this!

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot with The Guardian have made a short video about how nature can be used to repair the broken climate. See more on Secret Paths Worlds Apart.
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Denouncing shocking poverty levels in the US

Denouncing shocking poverty levels in the US

A UN Human Rights Council report reveals the shocking level of poverty in the United States. In an interview on Democracy Now with Philip Alston, author of the report, it was mentioned that the US is the only country in the world where the overall life expectancy is decreasing. Read more on Worlds Apart.

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Tribute: young people show the way

Tribute: young people show the way

An extensive tribute to the young people of Parkland and others around the US with quotes and photos including the March for Our Lives... Read more on Worlds Apart.

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Gender transgression and the binary nature of a women’s day

Gender transgression and the binary nature of a women’s day

The fact that an International Women’s Day is eminently binary is troubling. It might just be words playing tricks on us, but it is worth exploring... There are very good grounds to celebrate and encourage those who push back the boundaries of what being a woman or girl means.... Read more on  Worlds Apart.

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Women's Day 2018

Women’s Day 2018

A gallery of women to honour the 2018 International Women's Day.  See the gallery on Worlds Apart.

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Trump misses his target

Trump misses his target

Not everybody, no matter how bloated their ego or how bent on destruction their followers, is suited to head a country. Read more on Worlds Apart.

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Brexit and ensuing fantasies

Brexit and ensuing fantasies

Brexit, what better illustration of how a new word can become the vehicle for so much wishful thinking, so many fantasies and such terrible nightmares, as well as a festering breeding-ground for divisive thinking and extreme ideologies… Read more on Worlds Apart.