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Puppet Show

December 13, 2013 - 00:11 -- Admin

Amazingly, the BBC seems happy to be exploited by covert corporate lobbyists.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 12th December 2013.

I expected the BBC to wriggle. I didn’t expect this flat refusal to uphold its own editorial guidelines.

Transylvanian Count to Chair Bloodbank

December 6, 2013 - 19:44 -- Admin

A new government appointment provides a chilling insight into its priorities.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website 5th December 2013

You want to appoint a new chairman for Natural England, the government body responsible for protecting nature.

Do you look for:

a. someone with a background in ecology and a track record of interest in the natural world?

Or

Hidden Interests

November 30, 2013 - 03:26 -- Admin

The BBC’s disgraceful failure to reveal who its contributors are speaking for.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website 29th November 2013

Do the BBC’s editorial guidelines count for anything? I ask because it disregards them every day, by failing to reveal the commercial interests of its contributors.

Spend, Don’t Mend.

November 26, 2013 - 07:05 -- Admin

Advertising and consumerism dull our capacity for empathy.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 26th November 2013.

Guilt is good. It’s the feature that distinguishes the rest of the population from psychopaths. It’s the sensation you are able to feel when you possess a capacity for empathy.

Plumbing the Depths

November 26, 2013 - 03:27 -- Admin

A government-backed industrial lobbying campaign is being funded by a stealth tax. It’s an outrage.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website 25th November 2013

Double Erasure

November 19, 2013 - 07:54 -- Admin

A shocking case of denial highlights the problem that Catholics – and Pope Francis – have with history.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 19th November 2013

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