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Articles from George Monbiot

Don’t Breathe

January 12, 2019 - 01:12 -- Admin

Pollution is now the biggest threat to children’s health. So why is it so neglected?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 9th January 2019

 

You Want It Darker?

December 10, 2018 - 16:15 -- Admin

The remarkable story of how the hard-right Koch brothers funded a Trotskyite splinter group.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th November 2018

 

Dark money is among the greatest current threats to democracy. It means money spent below the public radar, that seeks to change political outcomes. It enables very rich people and corporations to influence politics without showing their hands.

Slavemasters

November 23, 2018 - 18:48 -- Admin

The world’s most powerful nations endorsed the Indonesian occupation of West Papua 50 years ago. Now they have a duty to help bring it to an end.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 21st November 2018

 

Hopeless Realism

November 20, 2018 - 00:55 -- Admin

No effective means of stopping climate breakdown is deemed “politically realistic”. So we must change political realities.

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

 

In a World of Their Own

November 11, 2018 - 18:53 -- Admin

By downplaying and misrepresenting our environmental crisis, David Attenborough and the BBC have generated complacency, confusion and ignorance.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 7th Novemeber 2018

 

An Electrifying Idea

November 7, 2018 - 01:16 -- Admin

What if we abandoned photosynthesis as the means of producing food, and released most of the world’s surface from agriculture?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 31st October 2018

 

Farmed Out

October 12, 2018 - 20:39 -- Admin

The government’s Agriculture Bill seeks to replace regulation with public money. Who will contest this new protection racket?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 10th October 2018

 

My Way Or The Highway

August 24, 2018 - 17:48 -- Admin

The crucial decisions about major infrastructure are made behind closed doors.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd August 2018

 

Where democracy counts most, it is nowhere to be seen. The decisions that shape the life of a nation are taken behind our backs. With occasional exceptions, public choice is reserved for trivia.

Obesophobia

August 17, 2018 - 16:27 -- Admin

In 1976, we ate more than we do today. So why are we fatter?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th August 2018

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