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Common Purpose

What better symbol of a regenerating Scotland could there be than a new network of national parks? Read more.

Curb Your Malthusiasm

Vilification of the unemployed as scroungers and skivers has a long and grisly heritage. Read more.

Channelling the Joy

In defending the natural world, we should be honest about our motivations – it’s love that drives us, not money. Read more.

Thinking Like an Elephant

New insights from the deep past should transform the way we work with forests. Read more.

China Syndrome

We should stop recycling the old “Yellow Peril” myth. The people most hostile to action on climate change are American and British, not Chinese. Read more.

Work-Force

Surrender your freedom, avoid daylight, live to work, and you too could join a toxic, paranoid elite. Read more.

Amputating Life Close to Its Base

How the universities allow a corporate cult to capture and destroy their best students Read more.

The Abuses of Enchantment

The cruelties of factory farming shelter behind a fairytale image, promoted by advertisers and children’s authors. Read more.

A Prehistory of Violence

It now looks as if the greatest mass extinction on Earth – 250 million years ago – was caused by fossil fuel burning. Read more.

Megadeath

The destruction of some of the last of the huge animals that shaped us inflicts a great wound in our lives. Read more.

Fowl Deeds

The astonishing, multiple crises caused by chicken farming. Read more.

Ground Control

There’s a great future for left-wing politics – built from the bottom up Read more.

Otter Joy

The return of Britain’s otters offers a glimpse of rewilding’s great rewards Read more.

Code of Silence

Almost all the issues worth debating are left unmentioned in this election. Read more.

A Hole in the System

The outrageous, untold story of how big business dumps its costs on us. Read more.

The Longest Till Receipt in History

Just when hope and courage are called for, Labour promises bean-counting Read more.

A Blizzard of Nonsense

Whatever happened to the crazy weather the Daily Express keeps predicting? Read more.

Kleptoremuneration

Theft through excessive rewards: that’s the dominant business model. Read more.

Ploughing On Regardless

Almost all other issues are superficial by comparison to soil loss. So why don’t we talk about it? Read more.

Hard Graft

Britain is not corrupt? Only through a ridiculously narrow framing of what corruption is. Read more.