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8 Everyday Items With Shocking Roots In Human Trafficking & Child Slavery

May 13, 2015 2 Comments
8 Everyday Items With Shocking Roots In Human Trafficking & Child Slavery

It may come as a surprise to discover the items that are here on this list – things that feature regularly in our everyday life. These products are sometimes produced under terrible, slave-like conditions, and sadly it is not unusual for children to be on the workforce. Conditions for these workers are shocking, with beatings […]

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How Could Broccoli Help Autism? – Plus 5 Delicious Child Friendly Recipes

May 3, 2015 0 Comments
How Could Broccoli Help Autism? – Plus 5 Delicious Child Friendly Recipes

Food As Medicine Could broccoli really help to alleviate the symptoms of autism? In this post we will look at a study which has suggested just that. It has long been known that food plays a huge part in our health. There are claims that ‘we are what we eat‘ and when it comes to […]

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Are Smartphones Defining Our Identity and Becoming Our Best Friends?

April 30, 2015 2 Comments
Are Smartphones Defining Our Identity and Becoming Our Best Friends?

Are We Connected But Alone? That is the question which Sherry Turkle is asking in the video above. Turkle studies technology and it’s impact on our lives. She is a professor in the Program in Science, Technology and Society at MIT and the founder and director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Her […]

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US Under Fire For Being The Only Nation To Incarcerate Juveniles To Life In Prison Without Parole

March 16, 2015 2 Comments
US Under Fire For Being The Only Nation To Incarcerate Juveniles To Life In Prison Without Parole

In a report published by the United Nations last week, Juan Méndez, the UN expert on torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment criticised the US for being the only country to imprison kids to life in prison without the possibility of release. No other country currently imposes the sentence on people […]

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It Doesn’t Have To Be Like This – The 5 Systems Suppressing Human Evolution

March 4, 2015 0 Comments
It Doesn’t Have To Be Like This – The 5 Systems Suppressing Human Evolution

The video above, part 1 of the Collective Evolution is a 2 hour long documentary which explores the 5 systems that have become a part of our reality. These 5 methods for controlling humans, are said to prevent our evolution and keep us fearful and disconnected. You will recognise them as areas that you probably question […]

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Why Reading to Your Child Could Be The Most Important Thing You Do Today

January 23, 2015 2 Comments
Why Reading to Your Child Could Be The Most Important Thing You Do Today

Research has shown just how important it is to read aloud to young children, particularly for those youngsters from poorer backgrounds, in order to provide a foundation from which they can build a successful future. A study by Hart-Risley found that children from disadvantaged backgrounds have been exposed to up to 30 million fewer words […]

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