EDITORIAL | Xenophobia, demagoguery and lies have been rife in recent referendum and election campaigns. Particularly in UK and the US this has had a profoundly damaging impact on society in both countries.
After the massive earthquake a week ago, Waldorf schools are thankful that they suffered comparatively little damage – in contrast to the 2011 earthquake. Milmore Downs biodynamic farm did not fare so well.
The “What moves you” project brings together young people from all over the world to work on the performance in eurythmy of a major orchestral work. This year’s performance was as successful as the previous ones.
In the aftermath of hurricane Matthew, the Friends of Waldorf Education are planning to send an emergency education team to Haiti. The schools destroyed in the disaster also include the Waldorf school near Les Cayes.
After the TTIP trade agreement, CETA between the EU and Canada now hangs in the balance. In the light of recent developments, critics are planning to continue their campaign to topple the controversial deal.
INTERVIEW |In Shatila in Beirut an initiative working on the basis of Waldorf education started last autumn – NNA spoke with its founder. The initiative is also urgently looking for an Arabic-speaking Waldorf teacher.
BOOK REVIEW |In a far-reaching analysis of radicalisation, Prof. Peter Neumann warns that prevention should be taken as seriously as strengthening security. A start had to be made where radicalisation had its roots: in Europe.