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George Monbiot
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George Monbiot

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The Golden Arches Theory of Decline

The Golden Arches Theory of Decline

Dec 13, 2016 George Monbiot

Why is there a worldwide revolt against politics as usual? Because corporate globalisation has crushed...

The Misinformation Machine

The Misinformation Machine

Dec 02, 2016 George Monbiot

Donald Trump’s staff are drawn from an opaque network of corporate-funded thinktanks and fake grassroots...

Growing Isolation, A Neoliberal Curse

Growing Isolation, A Neoliberal Curse

Oct 13, 2016 George Monbiot

Far from curing isolation, consumerism intensifies social comparison to the point at which we start to prey...

Honouring The Paris Climate Agreement

Honouring The Paris Climate Agreement

Oct 04, 2016 George Monbiot

Preventing climate breakdown means defending democracy from plutocrats. It’s their interests versus the...

Birds Of A Feather Grouse Hunt Together

Birds Of A Feather Grouse Hunt Together

Aug 18, 2016 George Monbiot

Grouse shooting is a sport for the rich but is subsidised by citizens

Skip Meat, Dairy And Eggs, There's More To Life

Skip Meat, Dairy And Eggs, There's More To Life

Aug 11, 2016 George Monbiot

Keeping cattle or sheep on ranches is even more of a planet-busting indulgence

May's Priorities Cause For Concern

May's Priorities Cause For Concern

Jul 22, 2016 George Monbiot

Andrea Leadsom's ideology urges her to see the environment as impediment to profit

Keeping The Donors Out

Keeping The Donors Out

Jul 16, 2016 George Monbiot

Why should parties have to grovel to oligarchs to win elections? Or, for that matter, trade unions?

Labour Needs New Allies

Labour Needs New Allies

Jul 07, 2016 George Monbiot

Unless something drastic happens, the next election threatens to become a contest between the Tories and UKIP.

Brexit's Silver Lining

Brexit's Silver Lining

Jun 30, 2016 George Monbiot

If it is true that Britain will have to renegotiate its trade treaties, is this not the best chance we’ve...

Why Vote To Remain

Why Vote To Remain

Jun 20, 2016 George Monbiot

We do not release ourselves from the power of money by leaving the EU. We just exchange one version for...

Ideology Anonymous

Ideology Anonymous

Apr 20, 2016 George Monbiot

Neoliberalism redefines citizens as consumers, whose democratic choices are best exercised by buying and...

Being A Pro-European Eurosceptic

Being A Pro-European Eurosceptic

Feb 23, 2016 George Monbiot

"Cutting red tape" is everywhere portrayed as a good thing. In reality, it often means releasing business...

Want To Reduce Abortions? Don't Stigmatise Sex

Want To Reduce Abortions? Don't Stigmatise Sex

Jan 19, 2016 George Monbiot

The religious conservatives are responsible for high abortion rates; they are responsible for the injury and...

Behind Britain's Floods

Behind Britain's Floods

Dec 31, 2015 George Monbiot

Flood defence means the opposite of the orgy of self-destruction that decades of government and European...

The Art Of Re-Engineering

The Art Of Re-Engineering

Dec 09, 2015 George Monbiot

There are plenty of real problems with aircraft emissions. But thousands of people are obsessed instead with...

All For Glory

All For Glory

Dec 05, 2015 George Monbiot

Cameron, like other prime ministers, appears to suffer from Churchill Syndrome: the belief that, to be a...

Making A Farce Of Democracy

Making A Farce Of Democracy

Nov 28, 2015 George Monbiot

An online tool that changes your answers is not the only problem with this attempt to fake public consent for...

The Other Population Crisis

The Other Population Crisis

Nov 21, 2015 George Monbiot

While plenty in the rich world are happy to discuss the dangers of brown people reproducing, the other...

Oh, Hello Prime Minister

Oh, Hello Prime Minister

Nov 12, 2015 George Monbiot

A leaked letter from David Cameron offers a remarkable — and terrifying — insight into his mind.