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“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.

Bone China Tea Party

Get ready for a radical rightwing insurgency that could be stirring within the Conservative Party. Read more.

A One Way Street to Oblivion

As soon as an animal becomes extinct, a new bill proposes, it will be classified as “non-native”. Read more.

Another Silent Spring?

Neonicotinoids appear to have devastating effects across the natural world: we need a global moratorium. Read more.

The Elixir of Life – In a Poisoned Chalice?

Is life extension science an astonishing promise or an astonishing threat? Or both? Read more.

Beaver Baiters

The government’s decision to capture England’s only free-living population is unjustified and irrational. Read more.

Purging Dissent

The real enemies of press freedom are in the newsroom. Read more.