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George Monbiot



Archive of his syndicated column about international and British politics and issues, arranged by topic.



Last Build Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:00:17 +0000

 



Resisting Resistance

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:48:40 +0000

A US-UK trade deal threatens to export the horrors of US corporate livestock production By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 14th February 2018   It looks like a proper…



Revolt of the Robots

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:01:46 +0000

How we can find meaning, purpose and pride when the workplace no longer offers them By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th February 2018   Why bother designing robots…



Stepping Back from the Brink

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 09:05:08 +0000

An astonishing new field of enquiry explores the deep changes that could avert a planetary disaster By George Monbiot, published on monbiot.com, 31st January 2018   We know where we’re…



System Failure

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:05:25 +0000

Is complex society on the brink of collapse? By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 24th January 2018   It’s a good question, but it seems too narrow. “Is Western…



The Sting

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:58:25 +0000

Repeated warnings that the Private Finance Initiative was an outrageous rip-off, dumping ultimate risks on the taxpayer, were ignored By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th January 2018  …



Eating the Earth

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:52:23 +0000

A rough transcript of my speech at the Oxford Farmers’ Conference debate, on the motion “This House Believes Eating Meat Will Be A Thing of the Past by 2100” By…



A Grand Plan to Do Nothing

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:50:19 +0000

The government’s 25 Year Environment Plan is a work of cowardice By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th January 2018 It’s as if it were written with an angel…



Comfort Zone

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:31:03 +0000

If you want to see real no-platforming, look at the newspapers By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 10th January 2018   When people obsess over a trivial issue, it…



The Unseen World

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:43:05 +0000

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

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:35:53 +0000

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;…



Driven Mad

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:10:05 +0000

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,…



Everything Must Go

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:58:54 +0000

Economic growth will destroy everything. There’s no way of greening it – we need a new system. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd November 2017   Everyone wants…



Rogue State

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:08:01 +0000

How the guardians of nationhood conspire in its destruction. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th November 2017 What is this country we are asked to love? This might…



Toxic Atmosphere

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:10:57 +0000

How a chemical weapons attack in Syria spawned a shameful series of conspiracy theories By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th November 2017 What do we believe? This is…



Escape Hatch

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:39:54 +0000

My adventures in the golden realm. Interview by Phil Treagus with George Monbiot, published by The Reading Lists, 21st October 2017   When someone asks you ‘what do you do…



Becoming Unstoppable

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 17:40:26 +0000

“We do not need to change human nature. We need to reveal it.”. Interview by Mark Karlin with George Monbiot, published by Truth Out, 22nd October 2017   You begin…



Rooting Out Democracy

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:41:21 +0000

The Sheffield tree massacre is one result of the monstrous, impenetrable officialdom that neoliberalism creates By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 25th October 2017   One of neoliberalism’s promises…



Insectageddon

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:25:25 +0000

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…



Vote Often

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:30:44 +0000

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   You lost,…



The Ground Beneath Our Feet

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:18:30 +0000

Some radical ideas for reshaping the economy. By George Monbiot, published on LabourList, 16th October 2017   The ideology Labour confronts has penetrated so far into our lives, and has…