Everything is not OK


Hi, it’s me. The person who responded to the president elect of the United States of America with a tweet about the importance of climate change. He hadn’t asked my opinion. He had just accidentally responded to a tweet that accidentally mentioned me so I accidentally ended up being thrown into the limelight for a short while.  My response though was deliberate. Given an opportunity to speak...

Trumpiversary 2020: Borrowed Earth


It’s January 17th again tomorrow… 3 years since that Tweet. I toyed with big ideas, I toyed with letting it go, but here I am, late evening 16th, putting together some thoughts. As we are discovering, accidental tweets are the very least of President Trump’s questionable activities but, for me, this still represents the day I decided to take the power accidentally given to me and use it as...

Do something


Hello, my name is Ivanka Majic and 2 years ago on the 17th of January Donald Trump accidentally tweeted me. I replied: And you’re a man with great responsibilities. May I suggest more care on  Twitter and more time learning about #climatechange. I had lots of retweets and made it onto TV, Radio, and the newspapers. It was all very exciting. Two years on and the UN has issued a...

Trumpiversary: a year since President Donald Trump gave me a megaphone.


A year ago today President-elect Trump tweeted me – by accident. I replied highlighting climate change. The story got international coverage. I had a choice: sit quietly and wait for it to go away, or take the platform offered to me and add my own voice. While I am a person who is vocal and I have opinions, I have never sought any limelight. I was going to ignore it. The original tweet...

About Author


Ivanka Majic works in technology. She was Head of Design for Ubuntu, service managed Digital Marketplace through to beta, was acting director of digital for the Labour Party. She lives and works in Brighton where she works with the council’s digital first team, does a bit of teaching at Sussex University, and works with her husband on projects like and the BRAVOs. She has also started a podcast with her friend Michael which you can listen to at