This piece originally appeared in The Huffington Post. – The skateboarding scene in the Arab world is spreading far and wide. Now, dedicated skaters are close to building Jordan’s first crowdfunded skatepark for refugees and local communities. Arriving in the country at the start of the millennium, skateboarding began to thrive in the fringes; only … Continue reading
My piece on a controversial high-tech pepper spray making waves on Indiegogo was published in The Guardian‘s women’s blog. — This new device links to your smartphone and transmits a picture of attacker to the authorities when deployed. But is this the right approach for preventing harassment and assault? From faux-phone stun guns to lipstick … Continue reading
My piece/interview with Jill Gibbon was published in the Guardian. You can read it online as well.
This piece originally appeared in the Guardian. — The producer took to David Byrne’s website to write an open letter, characterising Israel’s military action against Palestine as a ‘colonialist war’ by a ‘ragingly racist theocracy’ The producer and musician Brian Eno has penned an open letter addressing the current crisis in Gaza, which heavily criticises … Continue reading