Articles from George Monbiot
I describe the grotesque injustice of European farm subsidies – to an audience of farmers.
A talk by George Monbiot to the 2015 Oxford farming conference, 8th January 2015.
Discussing the corruption of politics with Russell Brand on the Trews.
George Monbiot and Russell Brand in conversation, produced by the Trews, 6th January 2015.
How my friend’s grandfather went rogue – my second winter’s tale for the festive season.
By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 31st December 2014
Arthur, my friend Steve tells me, was a wonderful grandfather. He loved the company of younger people, and always had a good story to tell. He remained as sharp as a pin and lived independently until his death at 101. His gold retirement watch, which stopped on the day he died, still sits on Steve’s beside table.
A winter’s tale that won’t put you off your dinner. Much.
By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 24th December 2014.
You don’t want me to spoil your Christmas dinner with articles about injustice and exploitation. So during the festive season I tell winter’s tales instead, strange, true but without political intent.
Every child should visit an abattoir. If you disagree, ask yourself why.
By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th December 2014
What can you say about a society whose food production must be hidden from public view? In which the factory farms and slaughterhouses supplying much of our diet must be guarded like arsenals to prevent us from seeing what happens there?
The interactions between wildlife and the physical planet are more complex and fascinating than we could ever have imagined.
By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 12 December 2014.
We are pre-tuned to the natural world; wired to respond to nature.
By George Monbiot, published on BBC Earth, 8th December 2014
This is the first of BBC Earth’s longform essays about our relationship with the natural world.
The great political question of our age is what to do about corporate power. It’s time we answered it.
By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 8th December 2014
It’s time to bring the Highland Spring south, and, like Scotland, introduce democracy to this quasi-feudal nation.
By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 3rd December 2014