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TEDx: Beyond Fear: A Call For A New Journalistic Narrative

Journalism has long been associated with fear. News correspondents pile on grim story after grim story, determined to instill terror in their audience. Stephanie Hanes tells us why its time to reframe the narrative. Stephanie Hanes is an author and award winning journalist whose work has appeared in Smithsonian magazine, the Washington Post, Africa Geographic...
You too have the power within you

You too have the power within you

You too have the power to stand up and change the course of events
Meeting the right person in the right time

Meeting the right person in the right time

On Sunday Nov 22nd night something very special happened. I was with a couple of friends in Northbridge, we’d just been to an event and decided to get some food and eat it at a nearby park. I saw a dark man sitting on the bench across from us and felt like he may want...
The entire mainstream media is totally fake

The entire mainstream media is totally fake

A top German Journalist and Editor Dr. Udo Ulfkotte admitted what some of us have known for a long time – the entire mainstream media is totally fake! He went into a very detailed talk in this video and spilled the beans about everything! He talked about how the CIA gets control over all of...
Syrian refugees become volunteers within a month of arriving in Australia

Syrian refugees become volunteers within a month of arriving in Australia

By Angela Thompson Less than a year after arriving in Australia, with their bullet-riddled Aleppo home a fading memory, Johnny and Carol Bilouna pulled on matching orange jumpsuits and prepared to help patch a stranger’s roof somewhere in the peaceful, if storm-damaged, Illawarra. The couple joined the State Emergency Service (SES) within a month of arriving in Australia,...
Lourdes: A story of perseverance in Paraguay

Lourdes: A story of perseverance in Paraguay

Lourdes was only 18 when she says her world came crashing down around her. When her son, Victor, was born, Lourdes pieced together work, trying to keep their little family of 2 afloat. She decided to start her own business selling empanadas and snacks. That’s when she took out her first business loan of just...
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015

Why we should give free money to everyone

Why we should give free money to everyone

By Rutger Bregman We tend to think that simply giving people money makes them lazy. Yet a wealth of scientific research proves the contrary: free money helps. It is time for a radical reform of the welfare state. Studies from all over the world drive home the exact same point: free money helps. Proven correlations...
Social Movements - A Way to Freedom?

Social Movements – A Way to Freedom?

If you think you cannot make a difference, read the article of my friend… Everything started with one person and his curiosity and desire… Peter Sharp started a social movement that sends positive shockwaves of happiness, hope and unity through the community via flashmobs, random acts of kindness, self expressions of the arts and games with the public. With each...
Nun Working To End Violence, Sexual Exploitation In Uganda

Nun Working To End Violence, Sexual Exploitation In Uganda

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe recently appeared on The Colbert Report and said she felt like punching Colbert in the face for feigning indifference toward the missing girls in Nigeria. In reality Sister Nyirumbe has dedicated her life to counteracting violence in her native Uganda. Sister Nyirumbe’s humanitarian work earned her a spot in TIME Magazine’s 2014 “100 Most Influential People”...