12 December 2013
The past few days has offered an inspirational series of articles and blogs about Nelson Mandela. His life was certainly worthy of reflection.
Of all the words offered in his memory, those perhaps most essential to remember are those that are most likely to be forgotten. Before he was an internationally-known statesman, he was a dissident, someone who questioned the status quo.
As 2013 ends, along with the end of another set of United Nations climate negotiations, it strikes me that the life and legacy of Mandela offers up deeply resonant insights.
Read more from the Guardian here.