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The Lamps Are Coming On All Over Europe

With the sudden collapse of the neoliberal consensus, it’s time to ditch tactical voting and start choosing what we want. Read more.

A State Licence to Rob the Public

The government has torpedoed its promised community energy revolution – to the benefit of big business. Read more.

Messenger of the Gods

As an astonishing scandal in Canada shows, journalists who should be challenging power work instead on its behalf. Read more.

A Small and Shuffling Life

Why, in this age of freedom, are we so confined? And what can we do to reclaim our lives? Read more.

Trade Secrets

Why will no one answer the obvious, massive question about TTIP? Read more.

How Whales Change Climate

The astonishing story of how whales keep the oceans alive – and alter the composition of the atmosphere. Read more.

Produce More, Consume Less

How our governments’ crashing contradictions destroy their climate policies. Read more.

Robbing the Poor to Give to the Rich

I describe the grotesque injustice of European farm subsidies – to an audience of farmers. Read more.

The Child Inside

Children are being airbrushed from our towns and cities. No wonder they stay indoors. Read more.

How To Buy a Politician

Discussing the corruption of politics with Russell Brand on the Trews. Read more.

Geriatric Delinquents

How my friend’s grandfather went rogue – my second winter’s tale for the festive season. Read more.

Piggery Pokery

A winter’s tale that won’t put you off your dinner. Much. Read more.

Overgrowth

Every child should visit an abattoir. If you disagree, ask yourself why. Read more.

Everything Is Connected

The interactions between wildlife and the physical planet are more complex and fascinating than we could ever have imagined. Read more.

Civilisation is Boring

We are pre-tuned to the natural world; wired to respond to nature. Read more.

There Is An Alternative

The great political question of our age is what to do about corporate power. It’s time we answered it. Read more.

Breaking the Silence

It’s time to bring the Highland Spring south, and, like Scotland, introduce democracy to this quasi-feudal nation. Read more.

A Full Spectrum Assault on Democracy

Discussing TTIP on the Trews with Russell Brand. Read more.

A Vision for Nature

As governments tear down the rules that defend our wildlife from extinction,  here’s a positive attempt to stop the wreckage. Read more.

The Insatiable God

The blind pursuit of economic growth stokes a cycle of financial crisis, and wrecks our world. Read more.