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Michael got his start in journalism covering the Bolivian Water War in 2000 for the La Paz English-language newspaper Bolivian Times. He later worked as a foreign correspondent in Berlin covering politics, culture, environment and everything in between. His reporting has taken him to China, India, East Africa, Latin America and across Europe. Publications include The Atlantic, The GuardianTime, Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times, Forbes, Slate, The Telegraph, Times Literary Supplement, International Herald Tribune, San Francisco Public Press, Truthout, Grist, Water Deeply and othersHe currently works as an editor and ghost writer in Berkeley, California.