We only talk about getting parents back to work – what about what's best for their kids?
We are facing a childcare crisis but there’s a crucial voice missing from this debate — the babies and toddlers whose care is at stake. Dare we ask what’s best for them?
This feature was published in the Sep/Oct 2022 issue of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine.
Andrea Arnold’s documentary Cow prompts a deeper look into the dairy industry.
This feature was published in the Spring 2022 edition of the New Humanist
Television explorer Bruce Parry has trekked the Arctic and lived with Amazonian tribes. But can he build a community in rural Wales?
I suffered from pregnancy sickness in both of my pregnancies. When I was lying under my duvet, tasting bile, I swore that when I felt better, I would work to get rid of the phrase ‘morning sickness’. I’ve founded the ‘Not Morning Sickness’ campaign, together with journalist and campaigner Charlotte Howden, to call an end to this farrago. We’re asking people to stop saying ‘morning sickness’ and to call it ‘pregnancy sickness’ instead.
During both of my pregnancies I spent months feeling seriously unwell, day and night. Pregnancy sickness can be debilitating and depressing. Calling it ‘morning sickness’ is inaccurate and misleads those around us to think of the condition as a minor inconvenience.
This article was published in the March / April 2021 edition of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine.
This essay was published in the Winter 2020 edition of the New Humanist
This essay was published in the Autumn 2020 issue of New Humanist.
From making their own toothpaste to foraging locally for edible plants, more and more people are learning to cut the amount of rubbish they throw out. Here’s how they do it.