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Articles from George Monbiot

The Unseen World

December 28, 2017 - 23:43 -- Admin

To be aware of the wonders of the living planet is to take on an unbearable burden of grief

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th December 2017

 

We Can’t Keep Eating Like This

December 14, 2017 - 00:35 -- Admin

This is the question everyone should be attending to – where is the food going to come from?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th December 2017

 

Brexit; the crushing of democracy by billionaires; the next financial crash; a rogue US president: none of them keeps me awake at night. This is not because I don’t care – I care very much. It’s only because I have a bigger question on my mind. Where is the food going to come from?

Driven Mad

December 2, 2017 - 04:10 -- Admin

How the waste and inefficiency of neoliberalism attacks our children’s health

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29th November 2017

 

Deregulation, the government and the newspapers assure us, saves money and time and reduces frustration. That’s the theory. But, as I see every day, it doesn’t quite work like this.

Insectageddon

October 23, 2017 - 22:25 -- Admin

The scale and speed of environmental collapse is beyond imagination.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 20th October 2017

Which of these would you name as the world’s most pressing environmental issue? Climate breakdown, air pollution, water loss, plastic waste or urban expansion? My answer is none of the above. Almost incredibly, I believe that climate breakdown takes third place, behind two issues that receive only a fraction of the attention.

Vote Often

October 20, 2017 - 22:30 -- Admin

Our representative democracy is scarcely worthy of the name. 21st Century politics demands a more participatory system

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th October 2017

 

Labouratory

October 14, 2017 - 02:20 -- Admin

We should use the political space being opened by the Labour resurgence to develop a new, participatory economy

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th October 2017

 

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