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The “very modern” crises of 1914

~  NNA series: The upheavals of the First World War  ~ 2014 sees the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, often referred to as “The Great War”. It is already clear that the general public have a keen...[more]


Founding a Waldorf school in the midst of economic crisis

Tue, 31 Dec 2013

Is it feasible to found a Waldorf school in crisis-riven Athens? Yes, it should be attempted, according to the Athens Waldorf initiative group, which in fact sees its work as a small contribution to resolving the crisis. NNA...[more]

“The I writes our biography.”

Tue, 31 Dec 2013

Individualisation in modern life is an unignorable trend, and older people, who make up an increasing proportion of western societies, certainly make an important and lively contribution. Gudrun Burkhard, well-known researcher in...[more]

Protesters demonstrate against energy U-turn

Thu, 12 Dec 2013

BERLIN (NNA) – Demonstrators in Berlin formed a human chain around the the German Chancellor’s Office on 30 November in protest at the planned energy policy of the new German coalition government. Organisers say some 16,000...[more]

Haiyan – the monster storm

Thu, 12 Dec 2013

After the storm, the flood. Since typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines and other parts of the south-east Asia last  month, followed by severe flooding, emergency aid has been pouring into the country. The latest official...[more]