Tag: happiness

Are there skeletons in IKEA’s closet?
Human Rights Politiks

Are there skeletons in IKEA’s closet?

The Swedish furniture manufacturing giant may have used forced labour in the 70s and 80s, using political prisoners from communist Germany and Cuban criminals to assemble its products.  These are the claims made by prisoners who worked in the jails, and that are shown in supporting documents from the East […]

A celebration of happiness
Globe United Kingdom

A celebration of happiness

“J-23 Manchester Love-a-Thon!” presents a journey of happiness to face those years of uncertainty and sadness. – Recently, in the news headlines, in conversations, in literature and in peoples attitudes, pessimism and despondency are finding their way into peoples imaginations and perceptions and it is becoming even more difficult to […]

Measuring happiness
Economy Lifestyle Ludotheque

Measuring happiness

There is a country, Bhutan, which doesn’t measure its progress with Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but rather its Gross National Happiness (GNH). In 2010, 55% of Butanese citizens said that they felt satisfied with their quality of life. _ Miriam Valero Since the re-emergence of the global economic crisis, only […]