Robin Scher

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Robin Scher

Robin Scher is a freelance writer and journalist based in South Africa.

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Robin Scher is a freelance writer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a graduate of the Cultural Reporting and Criticism Program at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. He also holds a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Cape Town. He is a longtime contributor to Earth • Food • Life. His work as appeared in LA Progressive, Truthout, NationofChange, Spirit of Change, Sri Lanka Guardian, ZComm, iEyeNews, Newsclick, and MENAFN, among others. Follow him on Twitter: @RobScherHimself.

Brave New Europe | 2022

As interest in Bitcoin rises, so does the incentive to mine it, creating a feedback loop that spells trouble for the climate.

Huffington Post | August 2016

Afrobeats has the attention of the room, and with that the potential to provide the necessary platform for an artist to emerge with the power to inspire both a local and global audience with an infectious sound as well as a conscious message.

ARTnews | 2018

Questions surrounding the repatriation or art and cultural heritage objects have evolved beyond whether it will happen to how—and by whom, and in what way the fate of objects will be decided.

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Phasmid Press | 2022

When a mine collapses, a crew is left forsaken.

Ultimately, a desperate act of survival will save them.

But, at what cost must it come for their humanity?

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