Writings

A selection of essays, articles, conversations, book reviews and newsletters.

The Price of Life

Written as the Covid-19 pandemic arrived in Europe, this is an essay about the encounter with parental mortality.

What’s Happening in Sweden?

A long read about Sweden, its story of itself and the role this country plays in the political imagination of millions of people who have never been here.

Negotiating the Surrender

An essay written for This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook (Penguin, 2019).

After We Stop Pretending

An essay for Dark Mountain: Issue 15 on the strange hot summer of 2018 and the beginnings of the new climate movements.

Deschooling Revisited

Writing about Ivan Illich’s Deschooling Society (1971) for Issue 25 of STIR magazine.
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