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Articles from George Monbiot

Otter Joy

May 7, 2015 - 18:47 -- Admin

The return of Britain’s otters offers a glimpse of rewilding’s great rewards

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 7th May 2015

A Hole in the System

April 29, 2015 - 05:50 -- Admin

The outrageous, untold story of how big business dumps its costs on us.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29th April 2015

Wrapped up in this story is everything that’s wrong with the way our economy works. Corporations ream the land with giant holes, extract a stack of money, then clear out, leaving other people with the costs. There’s a briefer description: legalised theft.

A Blizzard of Nonsense

April 10, 2015 - 00:17 -- Admin

Whatever happened to the crazy weather the Daily Express keeps predicting?

By George Monbiot and John Mason, published on the Guardian’s website, 9th April 2015

There is bullshit, utter bullshit and Daily Express headlines. Reading the paper on Wednesday, I hadn’t the faintest idea which stories were supposed to be serious and which were April fools.


April 1, 2015 - 06:51 -- Admin

Theft through excessive rewards: that’s the dominant business model.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 1st April 2015

There is an inverse relationship between utility and reward. The most lucrative, prestigious jobs tend to cause the greatest harm. The most useful workers tend to be paid least and treated worst.

Hard Graft

March 18, 2015 - 18:15 -- Admin

Britain is not corrupt? Only through a ridiculously narrow framing of what corruption is.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th March 2015