NNA News for civil society


Charitable status of not-for-profits under threat in Germany

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The German federal finance court has deprived the campaigning organisation Attac of its charitable status. The ruling, which could affect the tax status of other NGOs, has been widely criticised. [more]


Between a dash and a hyphen. How a misplaced mark can cause a whole lot of trouble …

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

ESSAY | Keeping a soft border on the island of Ireland has been one of the most intractable issues in the Brexit process. Matthew Barton learned the hard way how easily old wounds can be opened up again. [more]

Rudolf Steiner – the sensation of his day

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

REVIEW | Rudolf Steiner’s „blockbuster“ lecture tours in 1922 have been documented for the first time in Archivmagazin, including the attack on him by Nazis in Munich. NNA correspondent Wolfgang Vögele couldn’t stop reading. [more]

Waldorf education movement looks ahead at Leipzig Book Fair

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

In its hundredth anniversary year, the Waldorf education movement in events held at the Leipzig Book Fair focused on the way it has developed internationally and on the future. [more]

Back to the future: “The goal is to get rid of plastic”

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

The caterer Vital Speisehaus AG at the Goetheanum is switching over to porcelain. It is getting rid of plastic cups altogether to improve its environmental balance sheet. [more]