In the first of a series of columns about possible solutions, I explore how commons could transform society and the distribution of wealth Read more.
Category: landrights & planning
The Ecomodernists launching their manifesto today propose solutions that are both ignorant and brutal. Read more.
What better symbol of a regenerating Scotland could there be than a new network of national parks? Read more.
The outrageous, untold story of how big business dumps its costs on us. Read more.
Children are being airbrushed from our towns and cities. No wonder they stay indoors. Read more.
It’s time to bring the Highland Spring south, and, like Scotland, introduce democracy to this quasi-feudal nation. Read more.
Is the government preparing to dispose of our forests and other public land? Read more.
Will Scotland please get off its knees and challenge the people who claim to own it. Read more.
Why are 97% of our rivers shut to the public? A millionaire minister’s amazing conflicts of interest give you a clue. Read more.
The line that separates the public from the private sphere is arbitrary, but fiercely policed. Read more.
Could the rubbish published in the Observer about birds of prey be related to the author’s undisclosed interests? Read more.
In the name of saving the natural world, governments are privatising it. Read more.
This is the fate of young people today: excluded, but forbidden to opt out. Read more.