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Articles from George Monbiot

Unprostated

March 16, 2018 - 23:19 -- Admin

I have prostate cancer, but I’m happy. Here’s how.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 14th March 2018

 

It came, as these things often do, like a gunshot on a quiet street: shocking and disorienting. In early December, my urine turned brown. The following day I felt feverish and found it hard to pee. I soon realised I had a urinary tract infection. It was unpleasant, but seemed to be no big deal. Now I know that it might have saved my life.

Parklife

March 3, 2018 - 17:12 -- Admin

Our national parks are ecological deserts, run for the benefit of a tiny minority. It’s time we reclaimed them.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th February 2018

Parklife

March 3, 2018 - 17:12 -- Admin

Our national parks are ecological deserts, run for the benefit of a tiny minority. It’s time we reclaimed them.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th February 2018

Commonhealth

February 26, 2018 - 22:24 -- Admin

A remarkable experiment suggests that emergency admissions to hospital can be reduced by tackling loneliness

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 21 February 2018

 

Commonhealth

February 26, 2018 - 22:24 -- Admin

A remarkable experiment suggests that emergency admissions to hospital can be reduced by tackling loneliness

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 21 February 2018

 

Wheel of Fortune

February 22, 2018 - 21:08 -- Admin

Only the left can break the cycle of wealth accumulation.

By George Monbiot, published on monbiot.com, 21st February 2018

 

This is my opening speech at the Intelligence Squared debate at the Emmanuel Centre, London, 21st February, with Roger Scruton, Stella Creasy and Kwasi Kwarteng: The Left Has Right on Its Side.  

I speak without notes, but this is the text I roughly memorised.

Resisting Resistance

February 17, 2018 - 18:48 -- Admin

A US-UK trade deal threatens to export the horrors of US corporate livestock production

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 14th February 2018

 

It looks like a proper zombie apocalypse. Bacteria we thought we had conquered are on the march again, defeating almost all attempts to slaughter them. Having broken through the outer walls, they have reached our last lines of defence. Antibiotic resistance is among the greatest threats to human health.

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