Organic supplier Alnatura wins in court against dm pharmacy chain
In the latest round of the bitter dispute between organic pioneers Alnatura and dm, a court has ruled that dm cannot stop Alnatura suppling other supermarkets. dm will also have to repay a substantial sum in unpaid profit margin.
A dangerous road
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.
New Zealand Waldorf schools get off lightly after earthquake
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.
Magic moments in eurythmy
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.
Friends of Waldorf Education emergency education team heads to Haiti
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.
TTIP, CETA and TISA – the long war
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.
Creating a future for Palestinian children
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.
Fighting terrorism through prevention
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.
Failure of mainstream parties promotes right-wing populism
The spread of right-wing populism is a threat to democratic societies. Its polarising arguments must be countered in the right way, argues Prof. Walter Ötsch.
Selling out education: the mass academisation of England’s schools
Plans of the British government to force schools out of local authority control to become independent academies have proved controversial. It could be an education disaster in the making, argues education expert Dr Richard House.