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Articles from George Monbiot

Torpedoed

February 22, 2014 - 04:03 -- Admin

The results of a crowd-sourcing appeal prove that Discovery Channel engaged in fakery.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 21st February 2014

Jumping the Shark

February 19, 2014 - 21:38 -- Admin

Misleading claims by Discovery and other channels help to fuel wildlife massacres.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 19th February 2014.

There are, I think, two factors at work. The first is the desire to eliminate all risk from our lives, to move through a world that is safe, predictable and tame, with “no alarms and no surprises”.

Bring It On

February 4, 2014 - 07:22 -- Admin

Did an undercover policeman help to instigate a major riot?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 4th February 2014

Dredged Up

January 31, 2014 - 06:12 -- Admin

Never mind the evidence, we’ll do something eye-catching.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 30th January 2014

For a moment that rarest of beasts, common sense, poked a nose out of its burrow and sniffed the air. Assailed by angry farmers demanding dredging in the Somerset levels, the environment secretary, Owen Paterson, broke with protocol and said something sensible.

Addicted to Comfort

January 21, 2014 - 07:16 -- Admin

Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chainstores.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 20th January 2014

The question has changed a little since Rousseau’s day, but the mystery remains(1). Why, when most of us now possess greater freedom than almost any preceding generation has enjoyed – freedom from tyranny, freedom from slavery, freedom from hunger – do we act as if we don’t?

Dead Zone

January 7, 2014 - 07:33 -- Admin

A shocking new bill threatens to make this country feel like a giant shopping mall.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th January 2014

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