social change

Even if the trolls are posting in response to the strange and at times controversial views of Katie Hopkins and others alike, the time to challenge the trolls has come. Because the trolls who provoke and the trolls who respond are no better.
I have a dramatic and perhaps outrageous prediction: the end of Facebook is looming. Perhaps not this month, or next, but it's coming. And when the fall does come it will be swift, and it will be brutal.
Only 17% of graduates feel prepared for their first job. Isn't school about preparing young people for real life? ... Let's promote an education system that encourages young people to grow and assume their personality... Personality versus diplomas: who wins ?
Bridgetown on the Cape Flats in Cape Town isn't where you'd immediately head to seek out social innovation. High unemployment and poverty have left communities plagued by drug addiction and gang crime; the lack of opportunity leaving many feeling hopeless...
The nice guys simply live each day doing what needs to be done, accepting what is before them to do. They are unaware that they are slowly, over time building something pretty amazing. Then one day they are old and they discover that they have nurtured a life resplendent with respect and love.
2013 was the year Pope Benedict XVI took the unusual decision of resigning from his post, much to the surprise of those who had followed his works across the world. This year, our own defender of the faith is also resigning - to an extent...
Today is the day that we fight this curse or rather lack of motivation and make resolutions that matter, resolutions that are for change, resolutions that give back!
2013 has been a great year for activism. Throughout the world people power has been rising up and inspiring change; from mass protests in Brazil to challenge rising bus fares, to a little old mosque in York which challenged perceptions by serving tea and custard creams to members of the EDL...
There is no easy answer to youth unemployment. When young people took to the streets to riot two years ago, questions were asked. Why do young people not seem to care about the destruction of their communities? Why are so many unemployed? What can we do about it?
The e-cigarette has been steadily growing in popularity. Just last year the number of students using the device doubled. E-cigarettes are fast becoming a fixture of modern society.