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Articles from George Monbiot

Geriatric Delinquents

January 1, 2015 - 19:20 -- Admin

How my friend’s grandfather went rogue – my second winter’s tale for the festive season.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 31st December 2014

Arthur, my friend Steve tells me, was a wonderful grandfather. He loved the company of younger people, and always had a good story to tell. He remained as sharp as a pin and lived independently until his death at 101. His gold retirement watch, which stopped on the day he died, still sits on Steve’s beside table.

Piggery Pokery

December 24, 2014 - 08:27 -- Admin

A winter’s tale that won’t put you off your dinner. Much.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 24th December 2014.

You don’t want me to spoil your Christmas dinner with articles about injustice and exploitation. So during the festive season I tell winter’s tales instead, strange, true but without political intent.


December 17, 2014 - 03:07 -- Admin

Every child should visit an abattoir. If you disagree, ask yourself why.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th December 2014

What can you say about a society whose food production must be hidden from public view? In which the factory farms and slaughterhouses supplying much of our diet must be guarded like arsenals to prevent us from seeing what happens there?