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Articles from George Monbiot

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 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


February 26, 2018 - 22:24 -- Admin

A remarkable experiment suggests that emergency admissions to hospital can be reduced by tackling loneliness

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 21 February 2018


Wheel of Fortune

February 22, 2018 - 21:08 -- Admin

Only the left can break the cycle of wealth accumulation.

By George Monbiot, published on, 21st February 2018


This is my opening speech at the Intelligence Squared debate at the Emmanuel Centre, London, 21st February, with Roger Scruton, Stella Creasy and Kwasi Kwarteng: The Left Has Right on Its Side.  

I speak without notes, but this is the text I roughly memorised.