‘It’s time to talk about what’s next’

Originally published by Mail & Guardian Thought Leader on June 2, 2015: If you’ve followed the fight against climate change, in the last year especially, you’ll have noticed voices starting to be raised about things outside climate change — “without racial [or gender or food or economic] justice, there is no climate justice” is the …

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The incredible true story of brave people risking their lives to build a better future in a part of Africa the world’s forgotten

Originally published by 350Africa.org on March 23, 2015: “Underlying the Virunga park is a history of war and conflict. In eastern Congo there has been armed conflict for 20 years. It has happened because of the incredible wealth of natural resources and their illegal exploitation.” Emmanuel de Merode, Virunga National Park Director On your screen …

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SxSW: Neil Young on the state of modern music, and his solution to it

Originally published on Athousandguitars.com on March 12, 2014: Today, I went to go and listen to Neil Young speak. My dad, someone who’s followed Young’s career a lot longer than I have, warned me that I might have to get very stoned to be on the same level as Young. Luckily, I didn’t prepare accordingly …

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My life and times with The Boss

Originally published on Athousandguitars.com on February 6, 2014: I’ve been meaning to write to you about the day I saw Bruce Springsteen live for a week now. But I guess a brush with The Boss needs a bit of reflection too, and a bit of time to withdraw from the several days long ‘I’M GOING …

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