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 meeting this critical moment in human history with collective organisation
Mike Hembury on how we must all stand in support of Ukraine in their fight against the Russian invasion
Mike Hembury on how the left must think big and mobilize now to fight the march of the far-right
Mike Hembury on the failure of Cop26 and the next real steps needed to avoid climate catastrophe
Mike Hembury on building on the learnings of past protests and planning for a planet-wide strike
Mike Hembury on the urgent action needed by us all to fight the climate crisis
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