The race to save the planet: can we still win?
(7 minute read) To save the planet and save lives even the shock drop in emissions caused by the pandemic is not enough. We need a new world economic order, argues Margareth Sembiring.
Filipino inmates bake bread to support the Covid vaccination programme
(2 minute read) Prisoners prove being behind bars is no reason not to serve the public good.
“I think the way governments around the world dealt with the pandemic led young people to get more interested in politics”
(5 minute read) 19 year old Neo Kalungu-Banda reflects on the last 18 months and explains how young people can grow through their challenges.
Dare we dream?
(5 minute read) Lisa Fraser is moved by a man who thinks a better world is not an idle fantasy.
A first-time father in a post-pandemic world
(2 minute read) Luca La Monica laments the lack of support for new dads.
The return to campus – a survival guide
(4 minute read) Dennis Relojo-Howell offers advice on how to stay safe – and sane – as universities tentatively open their doors.
The door that makes people smile
(2 minute read) Lisa Fraser finds out what lies behind the misfitting door which has captured the attention of Londoners.
Lessons of eternity
(6 minute read) Jasmine Jones finds spiritual nourishment for pandemic times in a poem composed over a millennium ago.
Helping the vulnerable access the internet
(4 minute read) Paola Oriunno looks at efforts to close the 'digital divide' in Italy.
Taking off while sitting still
(7 minute read) Isa Grassano explores an innovative approach to travel in Covid times. Is digital tourism from home the future?