Sales of mind, body, spirit books boom in UK amid ‘mindfulness mega-trend’

While fewer titles are selling in other genres, reading that offers a path to spiritual growth has risen 13% in 2017

Source: Sales of mind, body, spirit books boom in UK amid ‘mindfulness mega-trend’ | Books | The Guardian

Treaty banning nuclear weapons approved at UN

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Supporters hail step towards nuclear-free world as treaty is backed by 122 countries

More than 70 years after the world witnessed the devastating power of nuclear weapons, a global treaty has been approved to ban the bombs, a move that supporters hope will lead to the eventual elimination of all nuclear arms.

 

 

Barclays former CEO and three bankers in court to face fraud charges (UK)

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John Varley, Roger Jenkins, Tom Kalaris and Richard Boath to appear at Westminster magistrates court over 2008 fundraising

via Barclays former CEO and three bankers in court to face fraud charges | Business | The Guardian

Global Peace Index 2017: World 0.28% more peaceful than last year

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The Institute for Economics and Peace published its Global Peace Index on Thursday for the 11th year running.

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MK Ultra review – Adam Curtis doc dominates Rosie Kay’s Illuminati dance 

Did you ever think you would see this in the mainstream media???

In a stylish collaboration, the film-maker and choreographer explore the myth of a shadowy cult attempting world domination through mass brainwashing

Source: MK Ultra review – Adam Curtis doc dominates Rosie Kay’s Illuminati dance | Stage | The Guardian

Geoengineering – US scientists launch world’s biggest solar geoengineering study (there is a familiar villain behind it)

Research programme will send aerosol injections into the earth’s upper atmosphere to study the risks and benefits of a future solar tech-fix for climate change

It seems the USA is peacing up rather than piecing up ☺

Gun control: Remington plant lays off 120 as gun makers report declining sales

Remington has announced layoffs at its New York plant as many gun companies reported struggling sales. The number of FBI background checks, considered a measure of firearm purchases, has dropped under the Trump administration.

Beginning in December – the month after Republican Donald Trump was elected president – the FBI has reported monthly gun background checks that were lower than the previous year, breaking a 19-month streak of monthly increases.

 

Full article at RT