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Articles from George Monbiot

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.

Sex Pests

January 14, 2016 - 02:20 -- Admin

Who is most responsible for high abortion rates? The religious right.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th January 2016

Here is the fact that everyone debating abortion should know. There is no association between its legality and its incidence. In other words, banning abortion does not stop the practice; it merely makes it more dangerous.

Trickle-Down Theory

January 8, 2016 - 00:32 -- Admin

How the government learnt absolutely nothing from the recent floods.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 7th January 2016

Those of you with memories longer than a week will be aware that Britain experienced a degree of hydrological inconvenience in December. You know: 16,000 homes inundated, £5bn of damage, that kind of thing. I vaguely recall that it made the news once or twice.

All Change

January 8, 2016 - 00:23 -- Admin

An ability to contest the circumstances of our birth is an essential element of our humanity.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 6th January 2016