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Articles from George Monbiot

Rural Idiocy

September 10, 2015 - 23:54 -- Admin

The BBC’s coverage of the countryside is a biased, unquestioning, deferential disgrace.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 10th September 2015

 

Britain’s Mafia State

September 9, 2015 - 05:51 -- Admin

Where does legitimate business end and organised crime begin?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 9th September 2015

Be reasonable in response to the unreasonable: this is what voters in the Labour election are told. Accommodate, moderate, triangulate, for the alternative is to isolate yourself from reality. You might be inclined to agree. If so, please take a look at the reality to which you must submit.

The Dawning

August 27, 2015 - 15:26 -- Admin

How I caught a glimpse, through the unlikely medium of roadkill, of what lies beneath.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 27th August 2015

Something Stinks

August 21, 2015 - 16:51 -- Admin

When governments lobby in favour of air pollution, you can be pretty sure there’s corruption involved.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 20th August 2015

It’s interesting to note how readily modern conservatism degenerates into a defence of corporate malfeasance.

Slim Chance

August 12, 2015 - 06:35 -- Admin

New evidence suggests that obesity might be incurable. So why does the government propose to punish sufferers?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 12th August 2015

Danger Mice

July 22, 2015 - 05:21 -- Admin

Beware of politicians making themselves look big by inflating security threats

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd July 2015

Sir Winston Churchill’s statue in Parliament Square should be removed to a museum. All busts and portraits of the great man in parliament and the prime minister’s residence should be taken down and placed in storage. Why? To discourage his successors from slipping their tiny feet into his shoes.

Breaking Faith

July 13, 2015 - 22:38 -- Admin

The European Union is becoming ever harder for progressives to love. Is it time to get out?

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 10th July 2015

Had I been asked a couple of years ago how I would vote in the referendum on whether or not the UK should stay in the European Union, my answer would have been unequivocal.

Disinventing Democracy

July 8, 2015 - 15:38 -- Admin

The assault on Greece is just the latest episode in a long history of shutting down choice on behalf of the financial elite.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 8th Juy 2015

Greece might be financially bankrupt; the troika is politically bankrupt. Those who persecute this nation wield illegitimate, undemocratic powers: powers of the kind now afflicting us all.

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