Prior to joining Brunswick he worked as a business editor and columnist for the Financial Times, the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph group, led large teams of journalists as deputy editor of the Sunday Telegraph and head of national news at the Guardian and spent 7 years reporting in the US, latterly as Washington bureau chief during the 2016 election. He is the recipient of five reporting awards as well as a contributor to the Guardian's 2014 Pulitzer prize for public service journalism.
The jihadist group al-Shabaab banned single-use plastic bags in 2017, an order similar to the kind found today in 90 countries, including a number that have designated al-Shabaab as a terrorist organisation. If it’s true that a common danger can unite enemies, it’s difficult to think of one as unifying as plastics.
By Dan Roberts
16 December 2019