Category: Media reports

My Unlikely Journey To Inner And Outer Transformation

By Gladys Kimtai on 02/01/2016 I was born in Kapkoi, a small village in Kenya, to a Roman Catholic family. My parents died when I was two, so my grandparents raised my sister and...

International Yoga Day Celebration in UK Parliament

Members of British Parliament honour leader of Maharishi’s worldwide Transcendental Meditation organisation at International Yoga Day celebration in UK Parliament, 10 July. The third International Yoga Day was celebrated in the House of Commons,...

Guess What? As Of Today, The Western Hemisphere Has No Wars

By Greg Myre, NPR.org (National Public Radio, USA) September 27, 2016 Fidel Castro and his rag-tag band of fighters assembled on the shores of Mexico, stealthily navigated their overcrowded boat to southeastern Cuba, and...

99 reasons why 2016 was a good year

by Angus Hervey at Tech_Crunch You’re probably reading that and thinking, “You can’t be serious!?” I mean come on. 2016 feels like a half-watched Game of Thrones episode. You pop out to get s0me...

Colombia’s Milestone in World Peace

By STEVEN PINKER and JUAN MANUEL SANTOS The peace treaty announced this week between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, marks more than the end of one...

Actually, if you look at the bigger picture, there is a lot to be happy about right now

from TreeHugger.com It is the time of year we think of Tiny Tim, the poor child looking through the window at the things he can never have, doomed to die young due to the...

11 Reasons Why 2015 Was a Great Year For Humanity

Angus Hervey, political economist, science communicator @future_crunch | community manager for @rhokaustralia | PhD from London School of Economics Dec 15, 2015 We are living through the most astonishing period of human progress in...

The Best News You Don’t Know

Nicholas Kristof      SEPT. 22, 2016 The world is a mess, with billions of people locked in inescapable cycles of war, famine and poverty, with more children than ever perishing from hunger, disease and violence....

And now for the good news: why the media are taking a positive outlook

Increasing numbers of news providers are realising that in this grisly world, readers want to feel a sense of hope. Political tumult, crime, terrorist attacks, poverty, tragedy: news always has a habit of erring...

26 charts and maps that show the world is getting much, much better

by Dylan Matthews on Vox.com    March 20, 2015 The press — and humans in general — have a strong negativity bias. Bad economic news gets more coverage than good news. Negative experiences affect people more,...

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