Our representative democracy is scarcely worthy of the name. 21st Century politics demands a more participatory system Read more.
We should use the political space being opened by the Labour resurgence to develop a new, participatory economy Read more.
Hope lies with a great, neglected sector of the economy, through which we can create a system that is neither capitalist nor state communist. Read more.
Who is the world’s leading environmental vandal? The answer may surprise you. Read more.
The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads inexorably to environmental collapse Read more.
Here are my proposals for a new politics, designed for the 21st Century Read more.
Aung San Suu Kyi should lose her Nobel Prize, as a result of her disgraceful complicity in genocide Read more.
The media avoids the subject of climate breakdown – to do otherwise is to bring the entire infrastructure of thought crashing down Read more.
If we want people to engage with the living world, we should stop using such constipated terms to describe our relationship to it. Read more.
Electric cars address only a small part of the problem – we need to rethink the whole crazy transport system. Read more.
A New Politics for an Age of Crisis By George Monbiot. Forthcoming – to be published 5 Sept 2017 by Verso Books. Read more.
Politics, Equality, Nature By George Monbiot. Published 2016 by Verso Books. Read more.
Global trade once made us rich. Now it unleashes a full-spectrum assault on our well-being. Read more.
How a secretive network built around a Nobel prizewinner set out to curtail our freedoms Read more.
The Lake District’s world heritage status reveals a widespread betrayal of the living world, by both conservation groups and the UN Read more.
The public inquiry into Grenfell Tower will be a farce unless it examines the long-running assault on public protections. Read more.