Joshua Parfitt is an editorial intern at Global Citizen. He is studying for a Diploma in Journalism with News Associates in London. He has written a book about traditional roofs and covered everything from bicycles to biogas digesters in his journalism, including why we might care.
When your peanut butter might contain palm oil from Indonesia, toast is an act of global engagement. An overwhelming thought when breakfasting. But I believe the more we understand how our daily culture wends into a global conversation, the more we can make it a pleasant one to be part of.
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