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Articles from George Monbiot


April 4, 2018 - 02:39 -- Admin

Those who claim to defend the national interest are bent on its destruction

A 5-minute video with George Monbiot for Double Down News, 15th November 2017


Towering Injustice

April 4, 2018 - 02:34 -- Admin

Those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire were killed in an official war against public protections

A 4-minute video with George Monbiot by Double Down News, 11th July 2017


Ignoble Prize

April 4, 2018 - 02:10 -- Admin

If the Nobel Peace Prize means anything, it should be stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi for her complicity in the massacres in Myanmar/Burma

A 4-minute film with George Monbiot by Double Down News, 18th September 2017



March 16, 2018 - 23:19 -- Admin

I have prostate cancer, but I’m happy. Here’s how.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 14th March 2018


It came, as these things often do, like a gunshot on a quiet street: shocking and disorienting. In early December, my urine turned brown. The following day I felt feverish and found it hard to pee. I soon realised I had a urinary tract infection. It was unpleasant, but seemed to be no big deal. Now I know that it might have saved my life.


March 3, 2018 - 17:12 -- Admin

Our national parks are ecological deserts, run for the benefit of a tiny minority. It’s time we reclaimed them.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th February 2018