FOOD Corporate control of the global seed sector is one symptom of an undemocratic food system that favours transnational agribusinesses.
FOOD For those who have pursued a diet rich in meat and dairy for most of their lives, embarking on a vegan diet can lead to significant changes within the body.
Any one of us is capable of sadism … We might acquire it through an accident, or through the repression of our natural instincts. Joanna Bourke
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi , imprisoned for 15 years over a 21-year period in her struggle for human rights and democracy, has suffered a swift and dramatic fall from grace as a…
ECONOMY In a study two sociologist found that populations that are privileged in terms of education, race or homeownership gain wealth in the aftermath of natural disasters, exacerbating already wide economic inequities. Junia Howell
How Australian media are changing the way they report violence against women
EDUCATION | Here is an important piece that reflects upon the issue of obsessive lying prevalent among children and teenagers.
ENVIRONMENT Growing environmental damage and unplanned growth has put the world at risk. Here is an important essay by James Watson, James Allan, Kendall Jones, Pablo Negret, Richard Fuller and Sean Maxwell.
Here is a remarkable story that talks about the relationship between humans and dogs. Frank T. McAndrew,
In Cuba, the 86 year old President Raul Castro will step down after two terms as President. Here is an important piece reflecting on who will be the next leader of Cuba after Fidel Castro…