Kabir Agarwal is an independent journalist from India who writes on climate change, business and the economy. He has contributed to the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Caravan magazine, Al Jazeera and most recently worked as a national reporter at The Wire – India’s leading independent news website. In 2018, he was awarded the Red Ink Award for excellence in journalism.
His first paycheck: “It was due in 2012 and was around €200 at a state university in India where I was working as a research assistant. But it only arrived in 2013 as the accounts office, competent only in matters of delays, worked its magic. I had to take loans from friends and family in the meantime.”