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The World Is a Miraculous Mess, and It’s Going to Be All Right

In her latest book, author adrienne maree brown envisions a world of abundant justice, abundant attention, and abundant liberation.

President Obama's Visit to New Zealand - Obama Foundation

Updates<p>President Obama’s Visit to New Zealand<p>March 22, 2018 11:27 AM<p><i>By Bernadette Meehan, International Programs</i><p>On Friday, March 23rd, President …

From Hidden to No Country for Old Men – why the 2000s is my favourite film decade

For the next fortnight, Guardian film writers will present personal guides to their favourite decade in the movies – subjective and of course arbitrarily conceived eras which, like much criticism, tell you as much about the author as the topic. I have chosen the noughties, the era in which I first …

Mainstream Media

Why You Need an Untouchable Day Every Week

I hate meetings. They sit subconsciously in my brain, taking up space. I prepare for them in my notebooks. I travel to them, and then back again, in the middle of my work days. And what do most meetings usually result in? You guessed it — more meetings.<p>When I worked as Director of Leadership …

International Women's Day 2018

A collective of 300 women from the US film, television and theatre industries launch the TIME'S UP campaign, calling times up on harassment, …

Human Rights

10 Tracks From 2017 You Need To Add To Your Playlist

<b>2017 has been an incredible year for music. So far we’ve seen headline-grabbing albums from superstars like Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, and Drake</b> …

Book featuring strong-willed women hot off the presses

There is a new book coming out this October that commands attention for the inspiring and relatable insights shared by featured female achievers. The …

The New Midlife Crisis for Women

Sometimes, I think I'm falling apart. Then, I talk to my friends. One spent a whole winter getting a babysitter for her toddler daughter in the …

Demographics

Our 6 Must Reads to Make Self-Care Your Competitive Advantage

Too many of us abandon healthy habits in order to work more. But the most successful among us know that self-care is a secret weapon to get more done …

Places To Go Dancing That Don’t Suck

Sometimes you just want to be able to get your boogie on and not be in the corner swaying by yourself on a Saturday night. So pull on those dancing …

Dance Hall

Why Buddhism is true

Robert Wright on the wisdom of mindfulness meditation.<p>Robert Wright, the best-selling author of <i>The Moral Animal</i> and <i>The Evolution of God</i>, has written a new book titled <i>Why Buddhism is True</i><i>.</i> Don’t be put off by the audacious title, though.<p>Wright isn’t proselytizing or implying that other religions are …

Praise Lilith, a Chill Demon Cast from Eden for Refusing Missionary Position

According to legend, Lilith was Adam's first wife. Exiled from Eden for her refusal to submit to him, she was known for centuries as a baby-snatching sex demon. But contemporary feminists and religious scholars insist there's more to the story.<p>I should have known from the first chapter that Bible …

From domestic violence to the Djaadjawan dance group: Women who dance for strength

For the last three years, the Djaadjawan dance group have been competing in the Sydney Opera House’s ground breaking national Indigenous dance …

Dancing

New Zealand MPs Sing Maori Love Song After Approving Gay Marriage (VIDEO)

MPs and people watching in the gallery of New Zealand's parliament broke into spontaneous song on Wednesday, following the passage of historic gay …

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the most important choice you can make

According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the surest way to …

Best holiday reads 2017, picked by writers – part one

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie<p>A book I absolutely loved was <b>Margo Jefferson</b>’s <i>Negroland</i>(Granta), a memoir of her life as part of the African American economically privileged class. It is a sharply honest, biting, reflective look at America, and a useful guide on how race and class do not merely intersect, …

Books

Cryptocurrency 101

Ever since Nas Daily’s video came out about how I earned over $400,000 with less than $10,000 investing in Bitcoin and Ethereum, I’ve been getting …

Bitcoin

Social Change

Need more information?<p>Watch the Westpac Social Change Fellowship webinar, recorded on Wednesday 26 July, 2017. This helpful webinar provides an …

You’re doing your weekend wrong

Just because you didn’t work last weekend doesn’t mean you had a good weekend.<p>White-collar workers are logging longer hours than a generation ago, and Americans excel at the losing game of competitive busyness. In this context, a weekend without email and spreadsheets might seem like a victory in …

Happiness

Are cryptocurrencies about to go mainstream?

Last Sunday a message posted on message board 4Chan started the rumor that Vitalik Buterin, the founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, had been killed in a car crash. News of the 23-year-old, Russian-born programmer’s demise was soon proved false – but not before 20%, or roughly $4bn, had been wiped …

Cryptocurrency

Do People Know They’re Alive?

A few months ago I was hired to write with cancer patients at a hospital near my home. The woman who hired me brings artists, writers and musicians …

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

Domestic Violence

Indigenous kids in Alice Springs create murals of their culture and dreams with Artolution

Two New York-based artists who have created large-scale art projects with young people in war-torn and developing countries have brought their paint …

How To Build Your Brand Truth + Influence via Video + Photography - Zahrina Photography - PERSONAL BRAND PHOTOGRAPHY and VIDEO

Traditionally personal branding was more of selling yourself to your target audience. Today, the meaning stays the same, but you can tap more …

How To Start An Online Business, Tips and Tricks From 52 Experts

When it comes to making money online and starting a business, it is far tougher than you may think.<p>There are so many "gurus" out there promising you …

Sarah Sophie Flicker: Director, Performer, Activist

There is not one singular adjective to describe Sarah Sophie Flicker, although ethereal does immediately come to mind. Each week that goes by I learn …

Amazon Is Leading Tech’s Takeover of America

Tentacles of a handful of tech giants are reaching into industries no one ever expected them to, reshaping our world in their image<p>Why does a phone maker get into banking transactions? Why does a social network build a virtual-reality headset? Why does an online retailer buy a grocery …

Enterprise Tech

Centre For Cultural Competence Australia

Sales & Support: Australia: 1300 78 18 38 International: +61 410 187 790<p>Change image<p><i>check</i>Please enter your password×<p>Register<p><i>alert</i>×<p>Login<p>Remember Me …

Vivienne Westwood Calls for Consumer Buying Halt

Designer is outspoken activist at Bread & Butter by Zalando preview event in Berlin.<p><b>TO BOLDLY GO:</b> For the second edition of Bread & Butter by Zalando …

We sold feminism to the masses, and now it means nothing

These days, feminism is on fleek. Touted by everyone from Dove to Barbie to Taylor Swift, consumer capitalism has made feminism sexy, fun, cool—and remarkably easy to claim as your own. But the price tag has been the meaning of the movement itself.<p><i>Bitch</i> magazine cofounder Andi Zeisler describes …