About Michael Wilson

Michael is Global Citizen's Senior Editor for Europe, and formerly an economics nerd/commentator. A London-based Australian, Michael has lived in six countries, and has co-written two best-selling books that made fun of Ed Hardy t-shirts and Pandora bracelets.

Why Michael Wilson is a Global Citizen

I've come to the conclusion that poverty and inequality are root causes of so much of the anger and misery in the world. I want to be a part of a real response to that.

Stories

  1. Video: Mosambik ist frei von Landminen

    Ein Hoch auf die 'HeroRats'! Dank der kleinen Nager ist Mosambik minenfrei

    By Michael Wilson|April 4, 2017

    Nach 22 Jahren kann man in Mosambik endlich wieder frei umherlaufen. Read more

  2. Article: 5 Ways the World Tells Girls That They’re Bad

    5 Ways the World Tells Girls That They’re Bad

    By Michael Wilson|July 22, 2016

    And punishes them. Read more

  3. Article: 11 subheadings that explain what falling oil prices mean for the poor

    11 subheadings that explain what falling oil prices mean for the poor

    By Michael Wilson|Oct. 27, 2015

    Getting a grip on a slippery topic! Read more

  4. Article: It's not easy being Greece

    It's not easy being Greece

    By Michael Wilson|Oct. 11, 2015

    And here's why. Read more

  5. Article: There's an apocalypse-proof underground vault for the world's food. You're not allowed inside.

    There's an apocalypse-proof underground vault for the world's food. You're not allowed inside.

    By Michael Wilson|Oct. 7, 2015

    Nothing personal, bud. Read more

  6. Article: Meet The People Who Call Mumbai Home On ‘Humans Of Bombay’

    Meet The People Who Call Mumbai Home On ‘Humans Of Bombay’

    By Michael Wilson|Oct. 2, 2015

    Possibly the most overwhelming city on earth. Read more

  7. Article: Global Citizen travel guide: Machu Picchu

    Global Citizen travel guide: Machu Picchu

    By Michael Wilson|Sept. 30, 2015

    The ancient icon of Peru. Read more

  8. Article: Watch the Global Citizen Festival on BBC One!

    Watch the Global Citizen Festival on BBC One!

    By Michael Wilson|Sept. 28, 2015

    Coldplay, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, and moooore. Read more

  9. Article: China: the standout of global development

    China: the standout of global development

    By Michael Wilson|Sept. 27, 2015

    How China's success and that of the Global Goals are intrinsically linked Read more

  10. Article: Bangladesh gets serious about garment worker safety

    Bangladesh gets serious about garment worker safety

    By Michael Wilson|Sept. 24, 2015

    Implementing stronger rules to protect workers. Read more