1215.today’s Weekly Cartoon

Alice Skinner, a young cartoonist with an impressive fanbase online, reacts to the weekly hot topics 8th May 2017 Rule, divide and conquer! 24th April 2017 Well, it looks like the UK are in for another election, in spite of May’s assurances stating otherwise. 17th April 2017   To coincide with the final week of … Continue reading 1215.today’s Weekly Cartoon

The Secret To Having Productive Conversations

Though many of us diligently research issues, construct well-informed beliefs and set out to integrate these beliefs into our lives, many people often fall at the final hurdle: communicating their beliefs to others in a manner that people respond positively to. Thom Bond, the author of The Compassion Course Online, outlines that positive communication requires … Continue reading The Secret To Having Productive Conversations

Forming beliefs & the importance of positive thinking [Hilary Jenning’s guest editorial 8]

How we form our beliefs – and why it is important One reason that keeping an open flow of ideas and information is important is in the way we build our beliefs and how these can begin to diverge and lead us to situations of great division. In this podcast, ‘Agree to disagree?’, Kris de … Continue reading Forming beliefs & the importance of positive thinking [Hilary Jenning’s guest editorial 8]

The importance of play, the future and floating competitions

An interview with this month’s Guest Editor Hilary Jennings, Project director of the Happy Museum   This month we’re very excited to welcome Hilary as our Guest Editor; project director of The Happy Musuem, co-founder of the Case For Optimism and co-chair of Transition Town Tooting (to name but a few of the many ventures she … Continue reading The importance of play, the future and floating competitions

Orange Is The New Brexit

The Cultural Significance of Orange Is the New Black in the Week of the EU Referendum Unless you haven’t browsed the web or picked up a newspaper in the last two weeks, a frightening breeze of hostility is touching the skin of millions in Britain. Our Facebook newsfeeds are a swamp of reports on hatred … Continue reading Orange Is The New Brexit

Vote Remain Poster

This poster has been shared from the EU-UK website: ‘EU-UK is changing the tone of the EU referendum debate, adding complexity, humour and culture.  Get involved – share or instigate your personal EU debate, online and offline.’ The greatest humanitarian project in the whole of history. Don’t be the one to throw that away. #VoteRemain

EU referendum: In or out – what the vote means to the arts

On Thursday 23 June, the EU Referendum will ask UK voters whether the country should remain a member of the European Union or leave. As the debate for and against Brexit intensifies, Munira Mirza makes the case for artists and those in the arts to vote to leave, while Clymene Christoforou argues that the UK … Continue reading EU referendum: In or out – what the vote means to the arts

Angels, Bpop & Snooty Ladies: Brexiters take back Albion’s arts

As hoards of British artists conspire to vote ‘remain’, the Brexit brigade endeavours to reclaim our culture for them. Here are three examples of their efforts thus far Among Britain’s creatives supporting the Remain campaign is Antony Gormley, the sculptor behind the iconic Angel of the North. But in March, Leave campaigners hijacked the Angel, … Continue reading Angels, Bpop & Snooty Ladies: Brexiters take back Albion’s arts

Say you’re in if you’re in.

In the run up to the UK-EU referendum on 23 June – and, more importantly, the 7 June deadline to register to vote – German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans has been spreading the message about the importance of turning up to vote and the potential consequences of the UK leaving the EU. He has created a … Continue reading Say you’re in if you’re in.