The attempt to turn the Lake District into a World Heritage site would be a disaster Read more.
Those who claim to be “conservatives” would shred the very fabric of the nation. Read more.
I would rather live with Jeremy Corbyn’s gentle dithering than Theresa May’s brutal efficiency Read more.
By reframing the economy, Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economics changes our view of who we are and where we stand. Read more.
Freedom is used as the excuse for ripping down public protections on behalf of the very rich. Read more.
Why would Scotland wish to be tethered to the political wasteland south of the border? Read more.
Digital technologies could be used to destroy democracy, or to save it. Read more.
A short, simple factsheet on the impacts of traffic pollution on children’s health Read more.
For some of those immersed in virtual worlds, everything loses its meaning – even racism and fascism. Read more.
My (very controversial) column on the lives for which the schooling system prepares our children. Read more.
Kayaking with basking sharks provides a glimpse of the wonders we could experience if our seas are rewilded. Read more.
Our democracies are broken, debased and distrusted. Here are some ideas for restoring them. Read more.
Dirty industries spend more on politics, keeping us in the fossil age. Read more.
Brexit could wreck the British countryside – or it could save it. It depends on getting our voices heard. Read more.
This explains how the rough estimates of the area occupied by sheep in the UK were derived. Read more.
The terrible legacy of European farm subsidies – and how we could use Brexit as an opportunity for something better Read more.