Welcome back one and all, to our refuge of sanity and hope in a world that seems to be on fire this week. #BlackLivesMatter rightfully dominates still, where there’s been an uncontrollable turn to statues and monuments globally, prompting an inevitable reactionary response in its wake. Feels like everyone just needs to step back and pause as it’s all limbs, screaming and spray cans at the moment. In there, is a good debate about the society we want going forward that unites rather than divides.
Of course the global pandemic can equally feel like a battle between those with a focus on minimising the dreadful death-toll and those with a desire to break free from lockdown and get the economy open. There too, beyond the immediate need to survive, is a debate we, at the #coalitionofthehopeful, have been encouraging since we kicked off seven weeks ago – how can we use the opportunity to re-examine and reframe our workplaces, workspaces, education, economy and globe for the better?
So this week we want to highlight the acts of good people out there doing good things, provide content that makes us think and act positively and bring you music to put a smile on your face, for as the great man Bob Marley once said:
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
Stay safe and stay hopeful!