Being a Waldorf teacher is a challenge which means that Waldorf education in China has found it difficult to retain teachers. Two courses run by Emerson College in China aim to reverse that process, as Binjie Hou describes.
Management consultant Udo Herrmannstorfer argues that the causes of the refugee flows are not only connected with the life-threatening situations in their countries but also have to be sought at a much deeper level.
The Swiss initiative for a basic income has launched its referendum campaign in spectacular fashion. Campaigners distributed ten-franc notes because “the Swiss can’t imagine what it is like to be given money just like that”.
Water researchers from Witten-Herdecke University in Germany are involved in a project in India to stop water losses. The aim is to provide a more reliable water supply not just in the major cities but also in more rural areas.
The pioneer of the biodynamic movement, Friedrich Sattler, died early last month. Demeter has paid tribute to a man who was instrumental in guiding its development on all continents.
The founders of the dm pharmacy chain and the organic business Alnatura are facing one another across court in a dispute about brand rights. But what the media like to focus on is that both of them are anthroposophists.
As the Save Childhood Movement in the UK prepares for National Children’s Day 2016, campaigns are also underway to stop the erosion of natural childhood.