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Articles from George Monbiot

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

 

Deathly Silence

October 1, 2018 - 15:29 -- Admin

We need to get embarrassing about climate breakdown

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 26th September 2018

 

We’re getting there, aren’t we? We’re making the transition towards an all-electric future. We can now leave fossil fuels in the ground and thwart climate breakdown. Or so you might imagine if you follow the technology news.

Seal of Approval

September 24, 2018 - 18:24 -- Admin

How an animal welfare charity ended up endorsing seal killing – and what this says about our age

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th Septmber 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

Invisible Hands

July 21, 2018 - 22:29 -- Admin

Dark money is undermining our democracies, and it’s never darker than when channelled through lobby groups masquerading as think tanks

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th July 2018

A mere two millennia after Roman politicians paid mobs to riot on their behalf, we are beginning to understand the role of dark money in politics, and its perennial threat to democracy. Dark money is cash whose source is not made public, that is spent to change political outcomes.

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