Books in my DNA? Safia Minney, Author

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Safia writes: Books in my DNA? Yes, books kind of run in my blood. My Grandparents ran a book publishing house and book shop in Zurich. They published political books, papers and religious books. My Mother and her sisters studied librarianship. Before the days of computers they were expected to have read every book in the shop and were expected […]

20 February 2018 is the United Nations’ “World Day of Social Justice”

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The theme for 2018 is – Workers on the Move: the Quest for Social Justice. Safia writes: I started as a human rights activist, then became an ecologist and then realised that I needed to become a social entrepreneur to prove that business could be done differently. That business could be a cause for rights […]

The perfect Valentine’s – how to do it, like you MEAN it

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Safia writes: Let’s go to our favourite jazz venue, feast on organic food, melt away into each other’s eyes, openness and arms and… surrender. That’s my fantasy but somehow I get stuck every Valentine’s Day on campaigns about sharing the love. I’m not talking about wild orgies here. I’m talking about Fairtrade roses, and ethical, […]