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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

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 15:59   Click to comment

George Monbiot: What Makes Us Human

The extraordinary, under-recognised aspects of human nature A 20-minute podcast of George Monbiot’s discussion with Jeremy Vine, Radio 2, 2nd March 2018 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05zwvbg

2018-04-03 15:47   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Aquamancy

How natural flood management could save homes and lives downstream A 40-minute video of George Monbiot’s testimony to the parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee, 3rd February 2016.

2018-04-03 15:43   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Utter Weirdness of the British Countryside

And why rewilding makes sense here An 80-minute video of a talk by George Monbiot, hosted by the Sustainable Earth Institute at Plymouth University and the Network of Wellbeing, 15th…

2018-04-03 15:27   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

Steven 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


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