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Articles from George Monbiot

Breaking the Chain

November 23, 2020 - 21:33 -- Admin

A crucial link in the food chain has been forgotten by the government, exposing us to a potential disaster after the Brexit transition.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th November 2020

Monster Makers

November 18, 2020 - 22:21 -- Admin

Unless Biden fights big money, he could pave the way for someone even worse than Trump.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th November 2020

Lessons Unlearnt

November 11, 2020 - 01:12 -- Admin

Privatisation, outsourcing, packed classrooms and a total government failure to make them safe expose schools to deadly levels of infection.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 4th November 2020

A Total Fiasco

November 2, 2020 - 17:42 -- Admin

England’s response to the coronavirus pandemic now relies on unskilled teenaged call centre workers, taking the place of experienced clinicians.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th October 2020

Without Trace

October 23, 2020 - 21:26 -- Admin

The huge amount of public money spent on test and trace has been wasted by incompetent private contractors and executives, with devastating results.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 21st October, 2020

Commanding View

October 12, 2020 - 19:01 -- Admin

The BBC amplifies the voices of billionaires, and shuts down
those who challenge them.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th
October 2020

They don’t want balance, they want possession. The oligarchs
who own the newspapers will never accept the BBC, because it does not belong to
them. However tame and conservative it becomes, they will demand it is
defunded. And Boris Johnson is listening.

The Tyranny of Hope

October 7, 2020 - 19:51 -- Admin

World
summits and politicians’ promises are not taking us closer to environmental salvation,
but further away.

By George
Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 30th Septeember 2020

Be Still

September 29, 2020 - 23:37 -- Admin

Let’s
create communities from which we scarcely have to travel.

By George
Monbiot, published in the Guardian 23rd September 2020

Democratic Revolution

September 18, 2020 - 15:55 -- Admin

Full-scale participatory democracy would change everything. It has the same revolutionary potential as the universal franchise and women’s suffrage.

By George
Monbiot, published in the Guardian 16th September 2020

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