The Digital Conversationalist

Far right
#190 Weekend Reads – and then a step to the right!
The big news this week was a significant shift to the right in the European Elections. Initially this...
Read More
Weekend Reads
#189 Weekend reads – sure, ban fossil fuel adverts, but what about everything else?
The head of the UN, Antonio Guterres, did his thing this week in a speech stating fossil fuel companies...
Read More
Donald J Trump is guilty
#188 Weekend reads – guilty as charged, finally a result
Last week was a down week. I don’t get down because of the news – I’ve long since accepted the path we’re...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards, Weekend Reads
#187 Weekend reads – microplastics in the testes, now we’re listening
We have microplastics in breast milk… silence. Microplastics in placentas… silence. Babies today are...
Read More
Climate crisis is a food crisis
#186 Weekend reads – the climate crisis is a food crisis
Let’s kick this off with the fact that the climate crisis is a food crisis, and we are certainly pushing...
Read More
Uncommon Courage
#185 Weekend reads – living through the "most extreme event" in climate history
Another crazy week heat in the Global South, and while I certainly have concerns for my safety and the...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#184 Weekend reads – greetings from the world’s hot zone
Greetings from Thailand, which has been in the news this week because of extreme heat sweeping the country...
Read More
Nature regeneration
#183 Weekend reads – historical genocide could unlock solution to global cooling
An article appeared in CNN this week titled: European slaughter of Native Americans changed the climate,...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards, the weekend reads
#182 Weekend reads – voices of the Global South are rising, it’s great and needed
First up, my heart is really aching for the victims of the horrific stabbings that happened in Sydney...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#181 Weekend reads – earth at risk, we must end the age of destruction
Sorting through the news every other week to work out what’s in and what’s out for The Know Show has...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#180 Weekend reads – what can I do? I’m only one person…
It’s hard to believe the terror attack in Russia happened a week ago, because it’s basically disappeared...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#179 Weekend reads – another red alert, are we listening?
If you missed the news this week, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) issued its “State of Global...
Read More
Distractions
#178 Weekend reads – it’s alright to be distracted sometimes
It’s Oscars week and that means lots of coverage to keep us all distracted from the serious stuff going...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
Perbicaraan Iklim: Bersiap sedia untuk kepanasan yang melampau
Pada bulan April, kita mengalami ‘wet bulb temperature’ buat kali pertama, atau apabila indeks kepanasan...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#177 Weekend reads – here’s to women, equality, diversity, inclusion and representation
Happy International Women’s Day (IWD) ladies, and I hope the celebrations were worthy of this important...
Read More
The polycrisis
#176 Weekend reads – have we gone too far towards the cliff edge?
I was reflecting that the conversation I’ve been tracking for years – on climate, biodiversity loss,...
Read More
Knowledge economy
#175 Weekend reads – Trump did what? Liz Truss said what?
Lots of shenanigans coming out of the US this week, with Trump launching his new sneakers (interesting...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#174 Weekend reads – why do scientists get it wrong?
Something we’re hearing regularly now is research showing initial estimations by scientists on various...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#173 Weekend reads – Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) heading towards tipping point
There are weeks in the news and there are WEEKS in the news, this one was definitely WEEKS. To give you...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#172 Weekend reads – misinformation, disinformation, authoritarianism, we need to get a handle on it
Our theme on The Know Show this week was about the enormous challenges we face with misinformation and...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#171 Weekend reads – no rest for news junkies, how do you escape thinking?
A friend lovingly told me recently to make sure I take a break from the news. This advice happens a lot...
Read More
The polycrisis
#170 Weekend reads – we need to understand our brains
The hits just keep on coming, with news of Iran shooting bombs into Pakistan and Pakistan responding...
Read More
The polycrisis
#169 Weekend reads – well here we go, 2024, what have you got?
Welcome back to the Weekend Reads for 2024 and if you’re like me, you probably took a very tentative...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#168 Weekend reads – that’s a wrap for 2023, what a year
Welcome to the last Weekend Reads for 2023, and a reminder of why I do this. The news is overwhelming...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#167 Weekend reads – yes Taylor Swift deserved Times Person of the Year
Did the title trigger you? Good and I’m going to tell you why Taylor Swift absolutely deserves this accolade...
Read More
Cop28 News Andrea T Edwards
#166 Weekend reads – the Cop28 shenanigans have begun
Are you enjoying the intensity of the news around Cop28? It’s coming in thick and fast, so surprise,...
Read More
Oxfam inequality report
#165 Weekend reads – is the problem really only 10% of the global population?
I know there is A LOT going on in the world right now, and it was such a relief to see some of the Hamas’...
Read More
Peace
#164 Weekend reads – are you becoming numb yet? Why we can’t turn away
Are you becoming numb to all the terrible news? I know many are, and worse, young people, are completely...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards
#163 Weekend reads – what future are we offering our children, really?
It’s my first-born son’s 17th birthday tomorrow. His name is Lex and right now he’s partying with his...
Read More
Andrea T Edwards Weekend Reads
#162 Weekend reads – new climate report states heating is accelerating
A big week in climate news as James Hansen and his team of global scientists publish a new peer-reviewed...
Read More
1 2 3 15

Our mission at The Digital Conversationalist is to empower, inspire and motivate professionals to harness social media to intelligently build dream careers, as well as to take advantage of the content marketing opportunities we all have today. We do this for both professionals and businesses. If you’d like to work with me, please get in touch!

Contact Us