SOAPBOX is our environmental column by writer Mike Hembury.
The issue of the environment is one close our hearts here at The Wild Word, particularly in these political times where denial of climate change is a real and challenging enemy. Mike Hembury’s SOAPBOX combines informed opinion with a sense of urgency, making it an essential read for all those who believe in protecting our planet.
Mike Hembury is an Anglo-Berliner originally from Portland, England. He’s a writer, translator, musician, coder, sailor, environmentalist and guitar nerd in no particular order. You can follow Mike on Twitter here: twitter.com/schnappz
Mike Hembury on deadzones, drought, and the need for action now
Mike Hembury on the politics of rage and why true revolution means turning away from hate
Mike Hembury on militant feminism, inspiring acts of courage and collective change
Mike Hembury on the recent remarkable strike by West Virginian teachers
Mike Hembury on the emotional drive behind resistance, resilience and revolution
Mike Hembury on reimagining, rebooting and relocating democracy now
Mike Hembury on Blade Runner, gender equality and why men need to step up
Mike Hembury on the ghosts of our past and fighting the fascists of today
Mike Hembury on climate change, capitalism and the fakery of work
Mike Hembury on reimagining a world economy that would serve the entire planet
Mike Hembury on the plague of plastic on our planet’s oceans
Mike Hembury on the price of patriarchal capitalism and the power of motherhood