Joris is a freelance writer, journalist and editor for the online publication ROAR Magazine and a columnist for TeleSUR English. He has a background in cultural anthropology and political economy. His articles have appeared on ROAR Magazine, TeleSUR, TruthOut, OpenDemocracy, ThinkAfricaPress, Public Seminar, ZNet and other websites, as well as in Dutch, Turkish and German newspapers and magazines.