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Ripping Apart the Fabric of the Nation

In an extraordinary coup, farmers’ unions and the UK government have torpedoed the European Soil Framework Directive Read more.

Homesick

The point of current housing policy is to sustain a system built on injustice. Read more.

The Impossibility of Growth

Why collapse and salvation are hard to distinguish from each other. Read more.

Highland Spring?

Will Scotland please get off its knees and challenge the people who claim to own it. Read more.

Are We Bothered?

The more we consume, the less we care about the living planet. Read more.

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.