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The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania (Part 2)

Written by Sam Twyford-Moore and originally published in Australia, The Rapids is an exploration of manic depression (also known as bipolar disorder). In a new blog series to highlight the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam talks with other writers about some of their own experiences relating to mental health, similar to those discussed in his book. In this post, Sam talks to fellow Australian author Kylie Maslen.

On the Darkness in Light in Dark Times

Written by Alisse Waterston and illustrated by Charlotte Corden, Light in Dark Times: The Human Search for Meaning is an illustrated journey across time and space that provides a lifeline of hope during these difficult and uncertain times. In her second post for the blog, Alisse writes about the current problems the world faces and why we must confront these dark times to seek and create an alternative world from the one in which we now live.

A Climate Change Manifesto for University Education

Rae André, author of Lead for the Planet, has written a mini blog series to help us explore how Team Humanity can best address the climate crisis. In her final post, André outlines a climate change manifesto for university education that can equip students with the best possible knowledge for tackling climate change.

A Green and Just Recovery Requires Bold Action. Not Bold Words.

David Miller, author of Solved writes for us on the blog and discusses how Canada can recover from the current global health crisis, by making the case for a green and just recovery that can lower greenhouse gas emissions and create jobs.

The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania (Part 1)

In a new blog series to highlight the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam Twyford-Moore, author of The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania, talks with other writers about some of their own experiences relating to mental health. In this post, Sam talks to fellow Australian author Mia Walsch.