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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.

Cat Flap in Paris

The mythical tiger pursued by helicopters and armed gendarmes speaks volumes about what is missing from our lives. Read more.

Better Dead Than Different

Our visions of the future are defined, like the film Interstellar, by technological optimism and political defeatism Read more.

A Gunpowder Plot Against Democracy

This bill of rights for corporations will blow up the sovereignty of parliaments Read more.

Ripping Yarns

Only 0.01% of our seas are protected, and even the top conservation sites are up for grabs. Read more.

“Cleansing the Stock”

How our governments now talk about human beings. Read more.

Falling Apart

Competition and individualism are forcing us into a devastating Age of Loneliness Read more.

The Toll-Booth Economy

Corporate power is the real enemy within, but none of the major parties will confront it. Read more.

The Kink in the Human Brain

Pointless, joyless consumption is destroying our world of wonders. Read more.

Bomb Everyone

Humanitarian arguments, if consistently applied, could be used to flatten the entire Middle East Read more.

Remote Control

How the media shafted the people of Scotland. Read more.

Political Straightjacket

If the ozone hole had been discovered ten years later, governments are likely to have done nothing. Read more.

England the Brave

The rest of the UK doesn’t need to be rescued by Scottish votes: independence could inspire transformation everywhere Read more.

Someone Else’s Story

Scots voting no to independence would be an astonishing act of self-harm Read more.

The British Thermopylae

And the case for reintroducing big cats. A weird and wonderful tale. Read more.

Deviant and Proud

Do you feel left out? Perhaps it’s because you refuse to succumb to the competition, envy and fear neoliberalism breeds Read more.

Eat Meat and Save the World?

Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence? Read more.

Unmasked

The justifications for extreme inequality have collapsed. But only the Green Party is prepared to take the obvious step Read more.

The Pricing of Everything

The Natural Capital Agenda looks like an answer to the environmental crisis. But it’s a delusion. Read more.