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Articles from George Monbiot

Intergenerational Theft

March 19, 2019 - 01:16 -- Admin

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 people taking to the streets are
right: their future is being stolen. The economy is an environmental pyramid
scheme, dumping its liabilities on the young and the unborn. Its current growth
depends on intergenerational theft.

Auto-Destruct

March 9, 2019 - 04:58 -- Admin

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 last straw. Parked outside the hospital doors is a minibus with the engine running. The driver is playing on his mobile phone. The fumes are blowing into the atrium. I step up to his window and ask him to turn the engine off. He does so, grumpily. Then I notice he’s wearing a health service uniform.

First Strike

February 23, 2019 - 00:15 -- Admin

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

 

Re: generation

February 18, 2019 - 18:47 -- Admin

Why older people must stand in solidarity with the youth climate strikes.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th February 2019

 

Waste Colonialism

February 2, 2019 - 01:12 -- Admin

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

 

Testeria

January 18, 2019 - 18:05 -- Admin

Fearful masculinity harms both men and women. There are better ways of growing up.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 16th January 2019

 

Don’t Breathe

January 12, 2019 - 01:12 -- Admin

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

 

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