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Articles from George Monbiot

News is the Propaganda of the Oligarch

December 10, 2019 - 19:05 -- Admin

We’ve taken drastic action to try to stop the election from
being won by outrageous lies.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 10th
December 2019

One of the golden rules of journalism is that you don’t
break an embargo: a block on publication until a certain date. For the first
time in my career, I’m breaking one now. The moral case for doing so outweighs
the moral case for respecting it.

Power Failure

November 23, 2019 - 08:02 -- Admin

The current Labour Party has a weak instinct for power. This undermines its chances, but it reflects some rare and important traits.

By George
Monbiot, published in the Guardian 20th November 2019

The Unlearning

November 12, 2019 - 06:29 -- Admin

Boarding school, a peculiarly British form
of abuse, has devastating impacts not only on the boarders, but on those they
grow up to dominate.

By George Monbiot, published in the
Guardian 7th November 2019

Popularity Contest

October 28, 2019 - 17:45 -- Admin

If politicians genuinely respected “the people’s
will”, they would let us express it between elections.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 24th
October 2019

Oil Strike

October 11, 2019 - 21:52 -- Admin

The oil
companies have successfully transferred blame for their actions to us. It is
time to fight back.

By George
Monbiot, published in the Guardian 10th October 2019

Start Making Sense

October 5, 2019 - 02:15 -- Admin

By understanding the
psychological buttons they’re pressing, we can stop demagogues from destroying our
democracy.

By George Monbiot,
published in the Guardian 2nd October 2019

Is this democracy’s death spiral? Are
we falling, in this and other countries, into a lethal cycle of fury and
reaction, that blocks the reasoned conversation on which civic life depends?

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