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Articles from George Monbiot

Leave Well Alone

June 22, 2016 - 06:18 -- Admin

Those who want to leave the EU refuse to make the most crushing argument against it. Here’s why.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd June 2016

Money’s Reach

June 15, 2016 - 17:59 -- Admin

The European Union looks thoroughly rotten – until you compare it to the alternatives.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th June 2016

 

What it’s about is not what it’s about. The referendum is a proxy question. Underlying it is the fundamental political question, one that is seldom asked precisely because it cuts to the heart: how do we best keep money out of politics?

Rare Specimen

January 23, 2016 - 19:13 -- Admin

My interview, in his 90th year, with Sir David Attenborough

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 23rd January 2016

You cannot meet David Attenborough without reflecting on the lottery of life. He bounces into the room unaccompanied, a little stiff in the lower back perhaps, but otherwise breezy and lithe. He is sound in wind and limb, vision and hearing, his eyes sparkle, his face is scarcely rumpled by time. Yet in three months he will celebrate his 90th birthday.

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