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 Earth in crisis and the hope that is the youth climate strike movement
Mike Hembury on grieving the planet and the hope and inspiration in taking a stand
Mike Hembury on ghosts past and present and how we need to act to save our planet now
Mike Hembury on Year Zero for climate change and the new generation of activists
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