Activism 101: get informed & involved with these sites

Activism 101: get informed & involved with these sites

Want to make your mark and change world for the better? This is your yellow pages.  Last month, we wrote a comprehensive breakdown of the six stages of social activism with the aim of really fleshing out an enigmatic concept that has more relevance today than ever before. Lucky for...

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Development banks spend billions on industrial farming

Development banks spend billions on industrial farming

A recent investigation has uncovered finance worth $2.6bn pumped into industrial farming by development banks, as environmental concerns butt up against humanitarian projects. An exposé by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and The Guardian has revealed that two of the world’s leading development banks have invested billions in the global industrial farming sector in the last decade despite having signed pledges of environmental commitment, and despite knowledge of agriculture’s...

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Challenger banks hit the spot with Gen Z

Challenger banks hit the spot with Gen Z

Like everything else with Gen Z, it appears the future of banking is entirely digital. But what exactly are challenger banks, and why are they so popular? There’s little doubt that the future of banking is headed towards a complete digital revamp akin to the shift in takeaway services like Just Eat and Deliveroo. A new wave of start-up companies have grown from quirky USPs into mega conglomerates over the...

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Fashion and beauty brands come together in support of the BLM movement

Fashion and beauty brands come together in support of the BLM movement

In the wake of police brutality protests around the world, these are the fashion and beauty brands standing in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. Half way through 2020, if we’ve learned anything, it’s that we absolutely can — and must — join forces in order to create positive change. Faced with a global pandemic, individuals, companies, and nonprofits have united to find relief from the devastation brought about by Covid-19....

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Online dating during lockdown- can love thrive while we’re apart?

Online dating during lockdown- can love thrive while we’re apart?

Lockdown has accelerated the transition of online dating apps to purely online hangout spaces. Should this trend continue beyond quarantine? If modern communication falls broadly into two categories – the online and the offline – then where do we place online dating? Pre-COVID, it occupied some strange liminal place between the two, with the majority of conversations never traversing the digital despite the fact that this was, for most people,...

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