Wen Stephenson


Wen Stephenson, an independent journalist and activist, is a frequent contributor to The Nation and the author of What We’re Fighting for Now Is Each Other: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Climate Justice (2015). A former editor at The Atlantic and The Boston Globe, he has written about climate, politics, and culture for many publications, including Slate, The New York Times, Grist, The Boston Phoenix, and more recently The Baffler and The Los Angeles Review of Books.


May 3, 2019 Editor's note: Wen Stephenson's impassioned plea to his former journalism colleagues ran as a cover story in the November 2, 2012 issue of the Boston Phoenix. After the alternative week...