Rooting Out Democracy

The Sheffield tree massacre is one result of the monstrous, impenetrable officialdom that neoliberalism creates Read more.


The scale and speed of environmental collapse is beyond imagination. Read more.

Vote Often

Our representative democracy is scarcely worthy of the name. 21st Century politics demands a more participatory system Read more.

The Ground Beneath Our Feet

Some radical ideas for reshaping the economy. Read more.


We should use the political space being opened by the Labour resurgence to develop a new, participatory economy Read more.

The Meat of the Matter

Farming animals is as unsustainable as mining coal. Read more.

Common Wealth

Hope lies with a great, neglected sector of the economy, through which we can create a system that is neither capitalist nor state communist. Read more.

The Smog Chancellor

Who is the world’s leading environmental vandal? The answer may surprise you. Read more.

Urge, Splurge, Purge

The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads inexorably to environmental collapse Read more.

How Do We Get Out of This Mess?

Here are my proposals for a new politics, designed for the 21st Century Read more.

The Lady Has Turned

Aung San Suu Kyi should lose her Nobel Prize, as a result of her disgraceful complicity in genocide Read more.

Don’t Look Now

The media avoids the subject of climate breakdown – to do otherwise is to bring the entire infrastructure of thought crashing down Read more.

Natural Language

If we want people to engage with the living world, we should stop using such constipated terms to describe our relationship to it. Read more.

Pollution Solutions

Electric cars address only a small part of the problem – we need to rethink the whole crazy transport system. Read more.

Out of the Wreckage

A New Politics for an Age of Crisis By George Monbiot. Published by Verso Books. Read more.

How Did We Get into This Mess?

Politics, Equality, Nature By George Monbiot. Published 2016 by Verso Books. Read more.

Game of Chicken

Global trade once made us rich. Now it unleashes a full-spectrum assault on our well-being. Read more.

Missing Link

How a secretive network built around a Nobel prizewinner set out to curtail our freedoms Read more.

The Lie of the Land

The Lake District’s world heritage status reveals a widespread betrayal of the living world, by both conservation groups and the UN Read more.

Black Box

Unesco’s tragicomic aversion to public engagement. Read more.