Asad Rehman: 'Every brick in this country has come because we’ve exploited another part of the world'

The climate activist and director of War on Want speaks to ourEconomy about green colonialism and the global commons.

Laura Basu
8 October 2019, 3.52pm

I caught up with climate activist and director of War on Want's Asad Rehman at this year's The World Transformed festival in Brighton.

He spoke to us about green colonialism, the coming UK general election, and his vision for an internationalist economy for the many, in part 4/6 of ourEconomy's exclusive TWT series.

Why is journalism failing democracy?

In rich countries, local media is struggling to survive. The people who produce and consume the news are increasingly elites living in big cities. Why is this happening, what does it mean for democracy and what can we do about it?

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