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George Monbiot: Intergenerational Theft

Capitalism steals from the young and the unborn. It’s time for a new system, that respects their rights By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 15th March 2019 The young…

2019-03-18 14:16   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Auto-Destruct

Cars are ruining our lives. We should cut their use by 90% over the next 10 years By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th March 2019 It’s the…

2019-03-08 17:58   Click to comment

George Monbiot: First Strike

Drawing on the successes and failures of the past, we must help young climate strikers to win their existential struggle By George Monbiot, published in the Guarduan, 20th February 2019…

2019-02-22 13:15   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Re: generation

Why older people must stand in solidarity with the youth climate strikes. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th February 2019 The Youth Strike 4 Climate gives me…

2019-02-18 07:47   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Crisis? What Crisis?

The government’s refusal to respond to our democratic emergency is one symptom of systemic political failure By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th February 2019 Modern governments respond…

2019-02-15 06:40   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Mask of Anarchy

Why disaster capitalists are praying for a no deal Brexit. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 8th February 2019 Part of me wants to smash it all up.…

2019-02-11 12:21   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Waste Colonialism

The UK government is flagrantly flouting its own rules, allowing our scrap tyres to be sent to India for burning. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 30th January 2019…

2019-02-01 14:12   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Mutually Assured Salvation

A world-changing experiment in London’s poorest borough shows how to break out of our disastrous spiral of alienation. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 24th January 2019 If…

2019-01-28 07:58   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Testeria

Fearful masculinity harms both men and women. There are better ways of growing up. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 16th January 2019 What strikes me most is…

2019-01-18 07:05   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Don’t Breathe

Pollution is now the biggest threat to children’s health. So why is it so neglected? By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 9th January 2019 Imagine that you could…

2019-01-11 14:12   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Mind Hackers

Researchers at public universities are developing new ways of shutting down our capacity for independent thought. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 31st December 2018 To what extent…

2019-01-06 08:02   Click to comment

George Monbiot: You Want It Darker?

The remarkable story of how the hard-right Koch brothers funded a Trotskyite splinter group. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th November 2018 Dark money is among the…

2018-12-10 05:15   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Slavemasters

The world’s most powerful nations endorsed the Indonesian occupation of West Papua 50 years ago. Now they have a duty to help bring it to an end. By George Monbiot,…

2018-11-23 07:48   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Hopeless Realism

No effective means of stopping climate breakdown is deemed “politically realistic”. So we must change political realities. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 14th November 2018 It was…

2018-11-19 13:55   Click to comment

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


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