International research group investigates difference between SARS-CoV-2 and flu virus
An international group of researchers has investigated the difference between the new coronavirus and flu viruses. This could also lead to new treatment methods.
Coping with lockdown: life at the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi under coronavirus
Like other schools worldwide, the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi has been affected by the decision in Kenya to close schools because of coronavirus. School leader Judith Brown describes how the school is coping.
Delivering homework and meals by school bus: life of the Waldorf School on the Lakota Reservation
Although the inhabitants of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation in the USA have been under strict lockdown because they are at particular risk from coronavirus, the Lakota Waldorf School has continued its work by other means.
Philippines: cementing the state of emergency
In the Philippines, a new law with comprehensive powers to combat terrorism is being introduced. Critics fear that it is intended to cement the state of emergency and the “new normal” in the midst of the corona pandemic.
Overcoming division through encounter
The interreligious Peace Exercise Week was held in Galilee for the sixth time last autumn. A special experience, as NNA correspondent Cornelie Unger-Leistner discovered.
New journal seeks open academic discourse about Rudolf Steiner’s works
"Steiner Studies" is a new journal, published by academic publisher Fromman-Holzboog Verlag, devoted to scholarly research on the work of Rudolf Steiner. Co-editor Prof Hartmut Traub spoke with NNA about the new publication.
Holidays with a purpose
The Centro de Terapia Antroposófica on Lanzarote aims to reverse a recent fall in visitor numbers by attracting new target groups with a revised and extended programme.
Ten year of online journal RoSE – Research on Steiner Education
The online journal “RoSE – Research on Steiner Education” recently celebrated its tenth anniversary. It was set up as an academic platform for basic research in and empirical contributions on Waldorf education.
The courage to take responsibility
ESSAY | Greta Thunberg und Edward Snowden have become known for their resolute action. At first sight, both have little in common. But at second glance there are parallels which can move us profoundly, writes Stefan Ruf.
A candle lit for peace
“Courage for peace” is the motto of this year’s Peace Light as it makes its way from the Nativity Grotto in Bethlehem to Europe and other parts of the world.