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…

Elda Moreno is a Human Rights lawyer with an expertise in children’s rights, gender equality, environmental law and sport policies.

Beauty as Justice

While we cannot turn our gaze away from suffering in the world, we cannot let it prevail. Perhaps our role is to focus on beauty. 

The Role of Women and Children in Peace and Conflict

by Enakshi Ganguly.

Violence, conflict, political and humanitarian crises have displaced 82.4 million people from their homes. Around the world – from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Myanmar – women’s human rights defenders…

To Be Maladjusted

“We are asked to love or to hate such and such a country and such and such a people. But some of us feel too strongly our common humanity to make such a choice.”
— Albert Camus

In Conversation With…

Jennifer Uchendu is an ecofeminist and sustainable development advocate based in Lagos, Nigeria. Jennifer’s interests lie at the intersections of youth, women and climate action. She is the founder of SustyVibes, a youth-led organisation making sustainability actionable and relatable to young people.

The Damage of Binary Thinking

If thinking precedes action, it’s never more vital to examine how we think than in times of crisis, division, and fear. Despite the lessons of the past and our ever expanding access to information, we seem unable to move beyond binary ways of thinking.

The next step on my feminist journey… is a break

Guest Post by Helene Wolf.

Three years ago, I set out on my journey to challenge our long standing system of power and leadership culture by establishing FAIR SHARE of Women Leaders.

Rest as Resistance

When constantly bombarded with bad news, we must allow ourselves to seek refuge from it all, lest the “negative seeds in us continue to grow,” Thich Nhat Hahn wrote.

In Conversation With…

Sven Stegemann is an organisational consultant, lecturer, social entrepreneur and philosopher. As an all-round theorist he has been involved in numerous projects, including as Co-Founder of the Open State Collective and the Refugee Open Cities.