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George Monbiot: Urge, Splurge, Purge

The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads inexorably to environmental collapse By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th September 2017   There was …

2017-09-15 10:32   Click to comment

George Monbiot: How Do We Get Out of This Mess?

Four observations and one political story that turn despair into hope By George Monbiot, adapted from Out of the Wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis, and published …

2017-09-11 14:28   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Lady Has Turned

Aung San Suu Kyi should lose her Nobel Prize, as a result of her disgraceful complicity in genocide By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 6th September 2017 Those of …

2017-09-08 13:13   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Don’t Look Now

The media avoids the subject of climate breakdown – to do otherwise is to bring the entire infrastructure of thought crashing down By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29 …

2017-09-02 08:07   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Natural Language

If we want people to engage with the living world, we should stop using such constipated terms to describe our relationship to it. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian …

2017-08-11 13:07   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Pollution Solutions

Electric cars address only a small part of the problem – we need to rethink the whole crazy transport system. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 2nd August 2017 …

2017-08-04 14:49   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Out of the Wreckage

  A New Politics for an Age of Crisis By George Monbiot. Forthcoming – to be published 5 Sept 2017 by Verso Books. What does the good life—and the good …

2017-08-01 11:15   Click to comment

George Monbiot: How Did We Get into This Mess?

Politics, Equality, Nature By George Monbiot. Published 2016 by Verso Books. Where we have gone wrong, and what to do about it. “Without countervailing voices, naming and challenging power, political …

2017-08-01 10:40   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Game of Chicken

Global trade once made us rich. Now it unleashes a full-spectrum assault on our well-being. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 26th July 2017 What’s wrong with chlorinated chicken? …

2017-07-27 14:56   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Missing Link

How a secretive network built around a Nobel prizewinner set out to curtail our freedoms By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th July 2017 It’s the missing chapter: a …

2017-07-21 15:59   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Lie of the Land

The Lake District’s world heritage status reveals a widespread betrayal of the living world, by both conservation groups and the UN By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 12th July …

2017-07-13 15:00   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Black Box

Unesco’s tragicomic aversion to public engagement. By George Monbiot, published on monbiot.com, 12th July 2017 This is supporting material for my column on the Lake District’s acquisition of World Heritage …

2017-07-11 17:39   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Covering Fire

The public inquiry into Grenfell Tower will be a farce unless it examines the long-running assault on public protections. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 5th July 2017 We …

2017-07-06 17:11   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Secrets and Lies

Brexit should be halted until we know who paid for the Leave vote By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th June 2017   Should the EU referendum be annulled? …

2017-06-29 09:49   Click to comment

George Monbiot: A Plant in Government

Another deadly tree disease threatens these islands, but the government will do nothing to keep it out. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 21st June 2017 The less you …

2017-06-27 16:53   Click to comment

George Monbiot: They Got Their Bonfire

The Grenfell Tower inferno is what deregulation looks like. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th June 2017 For years, successive governments have built what they call “a bonfire …

2017-06-27 16:00   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Press Gang

The media was exposed in this election as wildly out of touch with the nation. This is not surprising, as it lives in a hall of mirrors. By George Monbiot, …

2017-06-16 09:36   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Vote in Hope

This election could transform our captured, corrupted nation. The outcome, as ever, belongs to those who turn up By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th June 2017 How they …

2017-06-08 06:09   Click to comment

George Monbiot:  Space Savers

We have enough physical and ecological space for public luxury for all. But not enough for private luxury for all. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 31st May 2017 …

2017-06-05 16:11   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Lighten the Darkness

How dark money is subverting democracy in the UK. By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 17th May 2017 How is this acceptable? A multimillionaire City asset manager has pledged …

2017-05-26 10:38   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Fell Purpose

The attempt to turn the Lake District into a World Heritage site would be a disaster By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 9th May 2017 If this bid for …

2017-05-19 14:27   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Destructive Party

Those who claim to be “conservatives” would shred the very fabric of the nation. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 3rd May 2017 Conservatism takes three main forms. Inclusive …

2017-05-09 18:08   Click to comment

George Monbiot: The Case Against Competence

I would rather live with Jeremy Corbyn’s gentle dithering than Theresa May’s brutal efficiency By George Monbiot, published in The Guardian, 26th April 2017 Where are the nosepegs this time? …

2017-04-27 06:46   Click to comment

George Monbiot: Disavowal

A note on the poison gas attack at Khan Sheikhoun, Syria By George Monbiot, published on monbiot.com, 27th April 2017 There’s an element on the left that seems determined to …

2017-04-27 06:30   Click to comment


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