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George Monbiot: In a World of Their Own

By downplaying and misrepresenting our environmental crisis, David Attenborough and the BBC have generated complacency, confusion and ignorance. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 7th Novemeber 2018 Knowingly…

2018-11-11 07:53   Click to comment

George Monbiot: An Electrifying Idea

What if we abandoned photosynthesis as the means of producing food, and released most of the world’s surface from agriculture? By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 31st October 2018…

2018-11-06 14:16   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Rebelling Against Extinction

When governments abandon us, we must step up By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th October 2018 It is hard to believe today, but the prevailing ethos among…

2018-10-19 10:35   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Farmed Out

The government’s Agriculture Bill seeks to replace regulation with public money. Who will contest this new protection racket? By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 10th October 2018 I’m…

2018-10-12 09:39   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Personality Cult

The media’s spotlight systematically distorts the way we see the world By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 3rd October 2018 What kind of people would you expect the…

2018-10-05 08:40   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Deathly Silence

We need to get embarrassing about climate breakdown By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 26th September 2018 We’re getting there, aren’t we? We’re making the transition towards an…

2018-10-01 05:29   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Seal of Approval

How an animal welfare charity ended up endorsing seal killing – and what this says about our age By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th Septmber 2018 As…

2018-09-24 08:24   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Honourable Theft

How one young woman broke down the gates of knowledge By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th September 2018 Never underestimate the power of one determined person. What…

2018-09-17 05:53   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Plastic Soup

The problem is not plastic. It is consumerism. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 5th September 2018 Do you believe in miracles? If so, please form an orderly…

2018-09-12 08:11   Click to comment

George Monbiot: My Way Or The Highway

The crucial decisions about major infrastructure are made behind closed doors. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd August 2018 Where democracy counts most, it is nowhere to…

2018-08-24 07:48   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Obesophobia

In 1976, we ate more than we do today. So why are we fatter? By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th August 2018 When I saw the photo, I…

2018-08-17 06:27   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Invisible Hands

Dark money is undermining our democracies, and it’s never darker than when channelled through lobby groups masquerading as think tanks By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th July 2018…

2018-07-21 12:29   Click to comment

George Monbiot: A Revolution Has Begun

The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York primary hints at a coming transformation in US politics By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th July 2018…

2018-07-17 13:09   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Incompetence By Design

As state bodies are dismantled, corporations are freed to rip the living world apart By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 4th July 2018   It feels like the collapse…

2018-07-06 08:58   Click to comment

George Monbiot: In Memoriam

As our wildlife and ecosystems collapse, remembering is a radical act. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29th June 2018 It felt as disorientating as forgetting my pin number.…

2018-07-02 10:35   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Sunset for Liberal Democracy

The denial of popular sovereignty by mainstream leaders allows demagogues like Trump to pose as democratic champions. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th June 2018   He gets…

2018-06-18 05:44   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Butchery of the Planet

Defending the living world and its people requires a shift from meat to a plant-based diet By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 8th June 2018 Whether human beings survive…

2018-06-13 10:06   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Other People’s Money

Make bosses pay for the disasters they cause By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 24th May 2018   Once more, they walk away. The senior bosses at Carillion, like…

2018-05-29 06:27   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Price Less

The “natural capital” agenda is morally wrong, intellectually vacuous, and most of all counter-productive By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th May 2018   Never mind that the new…

2018-05-18 05:49   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Oxytocin Tent

The wonderful things I learnt during my treatment for prostate cancer By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 9th May 2018   If I could turn back the clock, magically…

2018-05-11 08:50   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Payments for Not Mugging Old Ladies

This is George Monbiot’s response to the government consultation document Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit Submitted to the Department of…

2018-05-05 07:59   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Close Harmony

Why loneliness afflicts us – and how we should address it, in words and music A 20-minute video of a talk and concert by George Monbiot and Ewan McLennan, TEDxSouthampton,…

2018-04-03 17:27   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Mess We’re In

How did neoliberalism happen and what do we do about it? A one-hour video of a discussion with John Lanchester at the London Review Bookshop, 14th July 2016

2018-04-03 17:22   Click to comment

George Monbiot: How to Really Take Back Control

Our multiple crises, and how we can escape them A 1-hour video of George Monbiot speaking at Falmouth University, 17th March 2018

2018-04-03 16:50   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Replacing Neoliberalism

A new politics needs a new political narrative A 13-minute video with George Monbiot for openDemocracy, 14th November 2017  

2018-04-03 16:44   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Betrayal

Those who claim to defend the national interest are bent on its destruction A 5-minute video with George Monbiot for Double Down News, 15th November 2017  

2018-04-03 16:39   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Towering Injustice

Those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire were killed in an official war against public protections A 4-minute video with George Monbiot by Double Down News, 11th July 2017…

2018-04-03 16:34   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Day I Became a Vegan

The extraordinary sequence of events that changed my diet A 5-minute video with George Monbiot for Double Down News

2018-04-03 16:25   Click to comment

George Monbiot: A Corporation in Human Form

What drives Donald Trump – and the rest of the psychopathic political class A 5-minute video with George Monbiot, by Double Down News, 7th August 2017

2018-04-03 16:18   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Ignoble Prize

If the Nobel Peace Prize means anything, it should be stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi for her complicity in the massacres in Myanmar/Burma A 4-minute film with George Monbiot…

2018-04-03 16:10   Click to comment


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