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The Business Case for Diversity

Pioneers for Change | Posted 07.28.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

As a woman from an ethnic minority background, the lack of diversity in public relations industry is something that has always frustrated me. I am proud of Curzon PR's record for hiring candidates from a wide range of cultural and national backgrounds.

Passion and Love Are Not the Same Thing

Pioneers for Change | Posted 07.21.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I admire anyone who devotes their professional career to helping others and I am inspired by the passion they bring to their cause. But when I look beyond their great intentions at the real results they achieve, I find myself wondering whether this word 'passion' is helpful at all.

Rising Anti-Semitism In Europe: History Repeating Once Again

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 07.20.2015 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

While we do not see a correlation between high numbers of violent incidents and high levels of anti-Semitic beliefs, Jews feel freer to live openly as Jews when they are confident of being accepted in their societies, not just in the absence of security concerns.

After His Job Plea Was Posted To Twitter, Homeless Man Is Flooded With Offers

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.16.2015 | Good News

For one homeless man, things have taken a turn for the better, all thanks to the power of social media.  Jordan Lockett, a 23-year-old homeless m...

Engaging the Masses Through Social Movements

Pioneers for Change | Posted 07.15.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

How can we engage the current generation to engage with social movements? The case to act is now urgent.

The Trump Phenomenon and U.S. Political Culture

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

The only things that really matter in Republican politics today are name recognition, a degree of celebrity, and the ability to make outrageous statements that appeal to a minority of voters.

An Apprenticeship in Sustainable Development

Pioneers for Change | Posted 07.07.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Social justice and environmental sustainability are two sides of the same coin -- a coin that has very little value if all you're seeing is either one side or the other. That may sound obvious now, but it's been a 30-year struggle to secure consensus on that all-important imperative.

Remaining Brit at Gitmo Highlights the Contradictions of Independence Day

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 07.06.2015 | World
Daphne Eviatar

While Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks and beach vacations, some prominent Brits were noting a certain irony.

Making It Better: Philanthropy As a Trailblazer for Social Change

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.30.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I've always been fascinated by how people see three things: good, change, and value. It's this curiosity that first sparked my interest in the Philanthropy space.

Malvinas/ Falklands: Dialogue, not Militarization

Mariana Rodriguez Pareja | Posted 06.26.2015 | World
Mariana Rodriguez Pareja

The UN Special Committee on Decolonization is meeting this week at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Committee - known as C-24- consists of representatives of 29 countries and addresses the situation of 17 dependent territories, including Gibraltar and the Malvinas/Falklands Islands, two matters of importance to Spain and Argentina, respectively.

New Artist Reviews: The Clear

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Comprised of Chris Damms, Jules Buffey and Bryan Day, The Clear's dynamic is always shifting as Jules and Chris both sing and Bryan plays multiple instruments. Always writing their music together creates a oneness and unity, above ego, which infuses their sound with an authentic and multi-dimensional energy.

Queen May Have To Move Out Of Buckingham Palace During Repairs

AP | Posted 06.24.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II may have to move out of Buckingham Palace during much-needed renovations to the residence, which has not been subst...

Snowden Papers Suggest Possible British Role In US Drone Strike

AP | Posted 06.24.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — Two global newspapers say documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden raise questions about whether British intelligenc...

Inseparable Blind Rescue Pooch And 'Guide Dog' BFF Need A Loving Home

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.23.2015 | Good News

This blind pooch gets by with a little help from his friend. Glenn, a Jack Russell terrier who is blind, and Buzz, a Staffordshire bull terrier, w...

Waking Up Our Humanity

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pioneers for Change

By: Giles Hutchins We are living through a supreme moment of our evolution of consciousness. The old worldview has had its day. This was a worldvie...

Rwanda's Spy Chief Arrested In The UK

AP | GREGORY KATZ and EDMUND KAGIRE | Posted 06.23.2015 | World

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A Rwandan military general was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport and will appear in court later this week, British police ...

SNP's Record in Government Means They Can't Be Trusted With Full Fiscal Autonomy

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 06.21.2015 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

One of the hot topics for the SNP these days is whether or not to demand Full Fiscal Autonomy from the UK government. If they do not ask for Full Fiscal Autonomy, if that is not the highest thing on their agenda in this post-referendum environment, then it rather calls into question the whole project of an independent Scotland -- still the SNP's long term goal.

UK Police Investigate Plane Stowaway As Another Man Found Dead On Rooftop

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 06.19.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — A man was in critical condition in a London hospital after he was found stowed away in the undercarriage of a plane that had just comp...

Putting the Heart back Into Business

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Having run a retail consultancy for many years, I felt there had to be a better way to run a business than the quarterly profit addiction that I saw in more and more of our multi-national clients.

YouTube Star Fights to End Revenge Porn (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics
Shira Lazar

YouTube fans know Chrissy Chambers as one half of the singing duo BriaAndChrissy, whose music and comedy-themed channel has racked up an impressive 350,000 subscribers.

25 Years of Success and Mistakes

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I started Common Purpose when I was 29, I am now 57! Stuck with it all these years because I am as passionate about leadership and citizenship now as I was at 29.

British Police Say 261 'People Of Public Prominence' Suspected Of Child Sex Abuse

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2015 | World

LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) - British police investigating allegations of historical child sex abuse said more than 1,400 people had been named as suspec...

Flying to Europe Just Got Easier

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Seasonal routes that take a hiatus in the colder months resume this month and next: These nonstop flights will take you to Dublin, Edinburgh, and beyond.

British Police Arrest Pensioners Over Spectacular Gem Heist

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - British police said they had arrested seven suspects, including three pensioners, on Tuesday over a multi-million pound rai...

Capitalism: The Preserve of Psychopaths or Saints?

Pioneers for Change | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Put simply, if we don't find ways to offer economic opportunity to more than a privileged few, there will be no shortage of other -- more destructive and terrifying -- opportunities offered to them by others elsewhere.