Let’s Talk About Clover

Let’s Talk About Clover

These days more and more people are becoming vegetarian or turning to veganism, which are fantastic ways to live an environmentally sustainable lifestyle. However, these methods require major lifestyle adaptations which can be intimidating to many people. I find that people who are often not ready to make such changes in their lives, such as [...]

An Open Letter to Black Lives Matter: Why We Need to Pay Attention to Climate Change

An Open Letter to Black Lives Matter: Why We Need to Pay Attention to Climate Change

South Africa condemns the lynching murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department. We extend our deepest sympathy and solidarity to his traumatised family and community. We salute the thousands of Minneapolis residents who have come out in justified  indignation to demand justice for George Floyd. We are part of those protests in every [...]

More Deadly than Covid-19: The Silent Killer

More Deadly than Covid-19: The Silent Killer

South Africa’s economy is dominated by the minerals-energy complex. This has made a highly concentrated economy; one in which wealth and the power to direct development is held by a very few large corporations. The concentration of economic power in South Africa has led to one of the most unequal economies in the world and [...]

Climate Change is a Social Issue

Climate Change is a Social Issue

South Africa  was founded on the genocide of indigenous peoples, slavery, and racism, we need a just transition that protects and cares for the most vulnerable and exploited populations. Climate justice and social justice are inextricably linked. Justice for our planet and justice for all people are two conversations that are important to have, but [...]

Amateur theory Time: Connect to your Cycles and Cut Capitalisms’ throat

Amateur theory Time: Connect to your Cycles and Cut Capitalisms’ throat

Lately,  I've become more interested in anarchism, ecology, somatic experiencing, fungi, connecting with one's cycles, capitalism, and patriarchy.....and inhale. This, is, of course, a lengthy list of subjects to be interested in and so I may be completely wrong, or at the very least, there may be some gaps in my very limited knowledge and [...]

The consequences of petrochemicals in our most trusted and used products

The consequences of petrochemicals in our most trusted and used products

It is commonly known that we need petrol for our cars, but the oil industry plays a far larger role in our everyday lives than many of us realize. There is a major lack of awareness around how we benefit daily from petrochemicals. When we shampoo our hair, apply body lotion and cosmetics, use lunch [...]