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Land of Impunity

Politicians and government contractors now seem to be able to get away with almost anything. Read more.

The Shooting Party

As the food queues lengthen, the government is giving our money to the super-rich. Read more.

Brilliance and Bunkum

The terrible howlers in James Lovelock’s new book show that genius is no defence against being wrong. Read more.

Reframing the Planet

People who think they are protecting nature by costing it are stepping straight into the destroyers’ trap. Read more.

Loved to Death

By embracing their critics and colonising governments, corporations engineer a world of conformity and consumerism. Read more.

Like a Demon from a Mediaeval Manuscript

Some speculations about one of the most extraordinary mammals to have roamed the Earth. Read more.

Loss Adjustment

When people say we should adapt to climate change, do they have any idea what that means? Read more.

Destroyer of Worlds

New research suggests there was no state of grace: for two million years humankind has been the natural world’s nemesis. Read more.

Smoke-Filled Rooms

How the media gives Big Tobacco everything it wants. Read more.

The Biogas Disaster

How the perverse consequences of a great idea are destroying the natural world. Read more.

All Give and No Take

Do those negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have any interest in democracy? Here’s a test. Read more.

The Benefits Claimants the Government Loves

Corrupt, irrational, destructive, counter-productive: this scarcely begins to describe our farming policy. Read more.

Torpedoed

The results of a crowd-sourcing appeal prove that Discovery Channel engaged in fakery. Read more.

Jumping the Shark

Misleading claims by Discovery and other channels help to fuel wildlife massacres. Read more.

Muddying the Waters

How the government’s farming policies have produced a perfectly designed system for flooding your home. Read more.

Terrorism or Heroism?

If you join foreign conflicts you’re prosecuted as a terrorist, however just your cause. Read more.

Bring It On

Did an undercover policeman help to instigate a major riot? Read more.

Dredged Up

Never mind the evidence, we’ll do something eye-catching. Read more.

Addicted to Comfort

Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chainstores. Read more.

Drowning in Money

The hidden and remarkable story of why devastating floods keep happening. Read more.