Politics

Suffering in silence: Hunger strikes in Japan by a generation hungry to see an end to nuclear power

Exclusive by Gabriella White Protesters in Japan at the gates of the METI (Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry) Sept. 20th 2011 TOKYO – Six months on, Japan, the world’s third largest economy is still recovering from the devastation of a disaster rated the worst Japan has seen since World War II. Ultimately, the very tectonics that formed...

Turning stigma into a source of inspiration

Exclusive report by Gabriella White   ENGLAND’s first ever film festival for mental health took place this summer on 15th June 2011 in South Shields in Tyne and Wear. MP for the region David Miliband shared a special message with the audience as the festival commenced. The event was also supported by Northumbria University and actor Tim Healy. Showcasing three short films directed by film-producer Graeme Smith, himself a...