I was walking down the local mall with my three year-old, she spots a couple of teenagers waving signs around and obviously trying to grab the attention of shoppers. “What are they doing, Dad?” she asks. Knowing she’ll be asking for the rest of my day if I don’t find out, we walked a little closer to see what was going on.
Whether it’s changing the world or changing the way I look at things, here are my thoughts on how we can do things differently and for the better.
Buying Fair Trade products can be a challenge, but Joanna Hubbard has been doing it for the past 3 years and come up with a huge list of resources and a few top tips for making ethical shopping choices.
In the face of tragedy and natural disasters, everyone can play their part
Christmas is upon us! But the jolly man dressed in red will be taking a bit of an absence from this year’s festivities for a few reasons, but the first one’s hard to work around…
It’s been months in the making and despite … it finally happened. Adelaide, Melbourne, Wellington, Auckland UNITE! It’s great to be part of the global NetSquared community, but it’s even better when we get to show them how we do things in Australia and New Zealand.
This social media thing, is all about people connecting with people and there’s a lot of good that can come from that.
“Ben, do you think you’re a gook?” The words seemed to hang in the air as the attention of the small group of teenager boys suddenly converged on the only asian kid there. At 16, I knew there wasn’t a simple way to answer the loaded question – and so I laughed.
I’m sitting here staring at this on my screen and faced with a call to “donate your influence” and I can’t shake the feeling that there’s something not quite right here.
There’s something stirring here in Adelaide. It feels like the calm before a storm. It’s like watching the rain clouds rolling in after a long heat wave. Here we are, watching, waiting for that refreshing rain and the cool change after breathing dry air for weeks. This is going to be something big, something exciting.
“Viral” doesn’t do this justice. The Kony 2012 campaign by the Invisible Children not-for-profit is making headlines across the world, and I’m compelled to share.