Through this journal, we are inviting you into a new way of thinking and doing, one which begins with questioning everything we take for granted. In particular, how we contribute – or think we contribute – to a better world. We will not have all the answers, but we want to ask better questions.

The questions we ask are not about the answers, nor are they about new ideas. There are enough ideas out there to reinvent the world several times over. As Audre Lorde said “there are no new ideas still waiting in the wings to save us… There are only old and forgotten ones, new combinations, extrapolations and recognitions from within ourselves – along with the renewed courage to try them out.”

In Conversation With…

Baskut Tuncak, Lawyer & Scientist and former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics. Baskut is the director of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) where he leads the organisation’s efforts to advance safer and healthier environments and workplaces.

Towards Intergenerational Activism

By Robert Schwartz.

I devoted over 40 years to working on children’s rights, helping to shape the field. I have been contemplating, in retirement, the role that elders play in a world that is rightly propelled by youthful energy…

Time to Adapt?

The weather events of the past months have placed climate change at the centre of many conversations. While this is not new for millions of people in the global south, more of us in the global north are realising that our lives will also be directly affected…

Poetry as Strategy

“Poetry is not a luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams towards survival and change, first made into language, then into an idea, then into more tangible action.
— Audre Lorde

Movement: Bodies in Motion

We are born through movement.
From our youngest days, we are nurtured to move, to grab, to crawl. We are taught how to walk, how to run, how to climb.