What We Are For

The movements opposing the British government need a set of aims: here’s my attempt at a first draft. Read more.

Response to Robert Peston

Does the BBC’s business editor need a crash course in tax? Read more.

Stripped Bare

Shocking new financial manouevres by the British government show who it’s really working for. Read more.

A Corporate Coup d’Etat

You thought elections counted for something? Look at what wasn’t in the manifesto. Read more.

Bonus Balls

A leaked document, published exclusively on monbiot.com, shows that the government has been secretly protecting bankers’ bonuses. Read more.

How the Treasury Deceived Us

This is the text of the leaked document referred to in Bonus Balls. Read more.

Another One Bites the Dust

According to the latest smear campaign, I’m the new Howard Hughes. Sorry to disappoint you. Read more.

Ground 56%

The government has abandoned its sustainable homes policy – by redefining zero. Read more.

The UK’s Odious Debts

Many PFI deals were undemocratic and against the national interest. It’s time we stopped honouring them. Read more.

The Lax Tax Pact

How Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs surrendered to the tax avoiders Read more.

Britain’s Shock Doctrine

The economic crisis is the disaster the Conservatives have been praying for. Now they can reshape the economy on corporate lines. Read more.

Ridleyed With Errors

Matt Ridley only digs his hole deeper as he attempts to justify his distortions. Read more.

Bogus, Misdirected and Effective

The Tea Party movement is steeped in misinformation and denial. But it has a lot to teach the left. Read more.

The Man Who Wants to Northern Rock the Planet

Matt Ridley’s irrational theories remain unchanged by his own disastrous experiment. Read more.

The German Disease

The scheme for supporting renewables that the UK is importing from Germany has been a disaster there. Read more.

Treachery or Common Sense?

I’m being hounded for taking a stand against feed-in tariffs: here’s a riposte to the critics. Read more.

A Great Green Rip-Off

The feed-in tariffs about to be introduced here are extortionate, useless and deeply regressive. Read more.

Bleak Havens

How the ultra-rich enslave themselves Read more.

The Population Myth

People who claim that population growth is the big environmental issue are shifting the blame from the rich to the poor Read more.

Toxic Assets

The Trafigura scandal is just one of thousands of cases of the rich world’s fly-tipping Read more.