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 the moral imperative for a coordinated global response to the pandemic
Mike Hembury on a future beyond the system and how resistance is hope
Mike Hembury on optimism entering 2021 and defending democracy by demanding democracy
Mike Hembury on how America’s left must now take this moment to cement a plan for radical change
Mike Hembury on Halloween 2020 with the US election and labor mobilization to defend democracy
Mike Hembury on America’s downspiral as a warning to the world and the power of mass protest
Mike Hembury on why the climate justice movement should support Black Lives Matter and the power of the general strike
Mike Hembury on actively addressing the inequalities of today for a better tomorrow
Mike Hembury on how these times have revealed our basic human needs and rights and the need now to fight for them
Mike Hembury on how the global coronavirus crisis is highlighting the cruelty of capitalism and the need for change
Mike Hembury on fighting the paralyzing fear of climate change and transforming it into action to save the planet.
Mike Hembury on the need for planet-wide people power in the face of governmental inaction to climate change