May 16, 2019
How should independent musicians survive in the streaming age? There seems to be mostly a lot of hopelessness, along with a few dead-end ideas. I have another idea: demand streaming justice. Fight back against the vulture capitalists of Stockholm. How did we get to this point? Here are my two cents.
May 8, 2019
Spotify is not single-handedly responsible for my relatively impoverished financial state as a working musician. But it is certainly one of the most prominent reasons for it.
May 1, 2019
Who was Pete Seeger? Some reflections on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Pete's birth.
April 24, 2019
Of ghost bikes and bike lanes.
April 18, 2019
After Julian Assange's arrest and the resulting explosion of the internet last weekend, I attempt to pick up some of the pieces.
April 11, 2019
In this week's missive we explore the question: how do you strangle a corporation, when it doesn't have a neck?
April 4, 2019
I am, it might reasonably be said, a climate refugee – though a very comfortable one. Escaping the forest fires to run a little cafe in Denmark is hardly a sacrifice. But if the cafe might be a good retirement plan for me, it won't be for my children – far too soon, the whole country in which Cafe Hellebaek is located will likely be underwater.
March 29, 2019
The main problem with the question of Leave or Remain is that it's not the question most people in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland are really interested in. It's just a very fraught proxy for the real question.
March 14, 2019
In 1943, Georg Duckwitz blew the whistle on Nazi plans to deport and kill Denmark's Jews. In 2010, Chelsea Manning was arrested for blowing the whistle on US war crimes. Now she's back behind bars.