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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 06:49   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 09:50   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 08:59   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 18:27   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 18:22   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 17:50   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 17:44   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 17:39   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 17:34   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 17:25   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 17:18   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 17:10   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Putting the World to Rights

How to fix our broken politics A 30-minute podcast by George Monbiot with David Runciman for Talking Politics, 15th March 2018 https://www.acast.com/talkingpolitics/georgemonbiot  

2018-04-03 16:59   Click to comment

George Monbiot: What Makes Us Human

The extraordinary, under-recognised aspects of human nature Podcast of George Monbiot’s discussion with Jeremy Vine, Radio 2, 2nd March 2018 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05zwvbg

2018-04-03 16:47   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Aquamancy

How natural flood management could save homes and lives downstream Video of George Monbiot’s testimony to the parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee, 3rd February 2016.

2018-04-03 16:43   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Utter Weirdness of the British Countryside

And why rewilding makes sense here Video of a talk by George Monbiot, hosted by the Sustainable Earth Institute at Plymouth University and the Network of Wellbeing, 15th January 2016.…

2018-04-03 16:27   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Unprostrated

I have prostate cancer, but I’m happy. Here’s how. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 14th March 2018   It came, as these things often do, like a gunshot…

2018-03-16 12:19   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Contrary to Reason

Stephen Pinker claims to champion Enlightenment values. But his latest book is an affront to them By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th March 2018   One of the…

2018-03-09 09:49   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Parklife

Our national parks are ecological deserts, run for the benefit of a tiny minority. It’s time we reclaimed them. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th February 2018 Visit…

2018-03-03 06:12   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Commonhealth

A remarkable experiment suggests that emergency admissions to hospital can be reduced by tackling loneliness By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 21 February 2018   It could, if the…

2018-02-26 11:24   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Wheel of Fortune

Only the left can break the cycle of wealth accumulation. By George Monbiot, published on monbiot.com, 21st February 2018   This is my opening speech at the Intelligence Squared debate…

2018-02-22 10:08   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Resisting Resistance

A US-UK trade deal threatens to export the horrors of US corporate livestock production By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 14th February 2018   It looks like a proper…

2018-02-17 07:48   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Revolt of the Robots

How we can find meaning, purpose and pride when the workplace no longer offers them By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th February 2018   Why bother designing robots…

2018-02-09 09:01   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Stepping Back from the Brink

An astonishing new field of enquiry explores the deep changes that could avert a planetary disaster By George Monbiot, published on monbiot.com, 31st January 2018   We know where we’re …

2018-01-31 09:05   Click to comment

George Monbiot: System Failure

Is complex society on the brink of collapse? By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 24th January 2018   It’s a good question, but it seems too narrow. “Is Western …

2018-01-29 14:05   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Sting

Repeated warnings that the Private Finance Initiative was an outrageous rip-off, dumping ultimate risks on the taxpayer, were ignored By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th January 2018   …

2018-01-18 10:58   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Eating the Earth

A rough transcript of my speech at the Oxford Farmers’ Conference debate, on the motion “This House Believes Eating Meat Will Be A Thing of the Past by 2100” By …

2018-01-17 13:52   Click to comment

George Monbiot: A Grand Plan to Do Nothing

The government’s 25 Year Environment Plan is a work of cowardice By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th January 2018 It’s as if it were written with an angel …

2018-01-12 06:50   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Comfort Zone

If you want to see real no-platforming, look at the newspapers By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 10th January 2018   When people obsess over a trivial issue, it …

2018-01-11 17:31   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Unseen World

To be aware of the wonders of the living planet is to take on an unbearable burden of grief By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th December 2017   …

2017-12-28 12:43   Click to comment


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