The award-winning Nigerian poet and novelist tells Rowenna Davis why now is the time for new dreams.
Articles by Rowenna Davis
Award-winning author Monica Ali reveals why feminism and Princess Diana are on her mind just now.
- May 1, 2011
Searching for timeless truths, enjoying freedom and watching snowflakes – poet Jack Mapanje tells Rowenna Davis about life after prison.
- April 1, 2011
A protest against opening the EU’s doors to Canada’s polluting tar sands
- March 1, 2011
The Baptist minister and US civil rights activist talks to Rowenna Davis about regrets, rejoicing and racism.
- December 1, 2010
The legendary Canadian author talks to Rowenna Davis about activism, women and breaking the male stronghold over ‘serious’ literature.
- November 1, 2010
Benjamin Zephaniah on inspiration, regret and the inadequacies of twitter
- October 1, 2010
Without growth the economy collapses. What’s the solution? Rowenna Davis asked Oxfam’s Duncan Green and researcher Tim Jackson for their opinions.
- July 1, 2010
Brazil is one of the most unequal societies in the world. But, as Alex Kawakami tells Rowenna Davis, there is a movement for change – and it’s getting bigger.
- March 5, 2010
Setting out towards a post-corporate, post-carbon world – Rowenna Davis reports.
- March 1, 2010
Transatlantic student boycott forces clothing company to reopen factory
- January 1, 2010
Gold miners in the Brazilian Amazon are destroying the Yanomami community’s home. But, says Davi Kopenawa, his people are ready to fight for their land. Rowenna Davis met him.
- October 29, 2009
Emmanuel Jal, celebrity rapper and ex-child soldier, talks to Rowenna Davis about why he is championing African education.
- October 1, 2009
Reverend Billy is a bleached-blond dog-collar-wearing cross between Elvis and a televangelist; he’s also a candidate for the New York Mayoral elections this November. NItalks to him about his hopes, fears and crazily eccentric dreams.
- September 16, 2009
Egyptian economist Gouda Abdel-Khalek talks with Rowenna Davis about China’s political plays in the Middle East.
- June 1, 2009
Rowenna Davis meets a guard and an inmate from the notorious US prison camp in Cuba.
- March 1, 2009
The veteran activist Jeff Halper talks about his part in breaching the blockade of Gaza.
- January 1, 2009
Daniel Gross worked as a Starbucks barista for three years before being fired in 2006 for union activity. The Federal Government investigated his termination, concluding that it was illegal under US labour laws, but Starbucks have challenged that ruling.
- April 1, 2008
Vandana Shiva, Indian environmentalist extraordinaire, on her new movement challenging supermarkets
- April 1, 2008