Earth does not Speak in Prose

November 20, 2019 This conversation between myself and Charlotte Du Cann, writer and director of the Dark Mountain Project, was published in Dark Mountain's tenth anniversary book. We talk about writing in times of collapse, decolonising language and how to build a culture that can speak with the land.

The Death of Birth

September 14, 2012

An interview with Doug and Kris Tompkins, the founders of one of the world’s most remarkable conservation efforts

The Salmon God

May 24, 2011

The late Glyn Hughes summed up his work – the historical novels, the travel books, the semi-autobiographies, the volumes of poetry – as ‘a protest on behalf of nature’.

Just Say Yes

November 14, 2002

The Yes Men bring biting, anti-corporate satire to the trading floors and boardrooms of unsuspecting businesses. What are they up to? An interview.

Knowing Noam

May 14, 2002

An interview with Noam Chomsky, godfather of political dissent

‘Ave a go ‘ero

July 26, 2001

An interview with French rebel farmer Jose Bove

Strife on Earth

April 23, 2001

An interview with naturalist and film-maker Sir David Attenborough

‘I wish I had the guts to shut up’

September 26, 2000

An interview with Booker Prize-winning author and activist Arundhati Roy

‘If the people pie, the leaders will swallow’

April 26, 2000

An interview with the shadowy Special Agent Apple of the Biotic Baking Brigade. Anarchism with pastry and a smile.