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Articles from George Monbiot

Baying Mob

October 16, 2021 - 21:03 -- Admin

Gangs of thugs rampage through the countryside. Yet the police look the other way, and the government does nothing.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th October 2021

Something is going badly wrong in the countryside. For years, despite abundant video evidence, bloodsports enthusiasts have intimidated and attacked people who criticise and seek to monitor them, with apparent impunity.

Fire Front

October 11, 2021 - 21:52 -- Admin

Destroying the world’s living systems and draining its wealth are not perversions of capitalism. They are capitalism.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th October 2021

Level Down

October 5, 2021 - 00:24 -- Admin

The living world is being hit by everything at once: the only way to stop our full-spectrum assault on Earth systems is to reduce our economic activity.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29th September 2021

Spirited Away

September 24, 2021 - 15:54 -- Admin

How the counterculture fell prey to the far-right’s conspiracy theories.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd September 2021

The Best-Laid Plans

September 19, 2021 - 03:21 -- Admin

The Conservatives promised that communities could reshape their own towns. As the shocking case of Totnes shows, it’s a con.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th September 2021

Among the most important democratic questions is how the land surrounding us is used. Is it providing homes we can afford, public services and green spaces, or is it being used by a few to impose damaging schemes on the rest of us and extract profits at our expense?

On The Cusp

September 15, 2021 - 20:14 -- Admin

Earth systems could tip before 2050. We urgently need more stringent climate targets.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 9th September 2021

Bloodhounds

August 27, 2021 - 17:39 -- Admin

The media’s lust for blood helped march us into the disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It wants us to forget that.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 25th August 2021

Dead Line

August 25, 2021 - 02:22 -- Admin

Future corporate profits are officially more important than life on Earth.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th August 2021

The human tragedy is that there is no connection between what we know and what we do. Almost everyone is now at least vaguely aware that we face the greatest catastrophe our species has ever confronted. Yet scarcely anyone alters their behaviour in response: above all, their driving, flying and consumption of meat and dairy.

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