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Articles from George Monbiot

Green Shoots

June 14, 2024 - 16:01 -- Admin

The Greens are the only party with a chance of winning seats that is not beholden to oligarchic power.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian  12th June 2024

Defending Capital from Democracy

June 7, 2024 - 17:44 -- Admin

By appointing extremists to set the limits of free speech, the government protects powerful interests from challenge.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian  22nd May 2024

It’s not hard to spot the extremists inflaming public passions in Britain and disrupting our lives. They play an active role in politics, and sometimes claim to be running the country. But I’m not sure many people have understood just how far they are prepared to go.

Looking The Other Way

May 13, 2024 - 19:44 -- Admin

Why do so many people obsess about false conspiracies, but ignore the real ones?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 4th May 2024

I am a conspiracy theorist. I believe that groups of people conspire secretly against our interests to line their pockets, cover their backs or achieve political goals. By this definition I suspect you are, too.

Casting Out Angels

April 24, 2024 - 21:00 -- Admin

Peaceful protesters are facing extreme and multiple punishments for the same offence: the offence of trying to defend Earth systems.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th April 2024