Helping others is a core value of Citizens of Humanity. Their newly launched charity video campaign Just Like You is designed to inspire people to pursue their dreams and supports others. From designers to athletes, chefs to artists, the people selected to participate in this series represent a select group of innovators from a diverse range of backgrounds and interests who are connected by their abilities to overcome obstacles and learn life lessons along the way
‘Today, many things indicate that we are going through a transitional period, when it seems that something is on the way out and something else is painfully being born. It is as if something were crumbling, decaying and exhausting itself, while something else, still indistinct, were arising from the rubble.’ - Vaclav Havel
Essential reading for anyone with an allotment or one of the tens of thousands on a waiting list for one in the UK, or for those wanting to enjoy a flavour of this formidably English preoccupation, Minding my Peas and Cucumbers is an amusing and thoughtful insight into the strange world of allotmenteering
The Internet has provided amazing opportunities to explore and learn, and to push beyond a static conception of identity. We also know it has the potential to decentralise knowledge and control. However, an increasingly dark side is emerging, an invisible revolution in how we consume information
The Selfish Society opens with an arresting quote from poet Adrienne Rich: ‘In those years, people will say, we lost track/of the meaning of we, of you/we found ourselves/reduced to I’. She proceeds to explore territory revived by books such as Oliver James’s Affluenza, rallying against the rise of consumerism, an increasingly fascinating area when considered in the light of the recent rioting that took place in the UK.