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One Rolex Short of Contentment

Materialism promises satisfaction. It delivers despair. Read more.

Transylvanian Count to Chair Bloodbank

A new government appointment provides a chilling insight into its priorities. Read more.

“Managing Transparency”

Politicians and officials are desperately seeking to justify their transatlantic assault on democracy. Read more.

Hidden Interests

The BBC’s disgraceful failure to reveal who its contributors are speaking for. Read more.

Wrong About Being Wrong

The argument seems, once more, decisively to favour veganism. Read more.

Spend, Don’t Mend.

Advertising and consumerism dull our capacity for empathy. Read more.

Plumbing the Depths

A government-backed industrial lobbying campaign is being funded by a stealth tax. It’s an outrage. Read more.

Double Erasure

A shocking case of denial highlights the problem that Catholics – and Pope Francis – have with history. Read more.

Why Politics Fails

Nothing will change until we confront the real sources of power. Read more.

A Festival of Toxic Waste

How about building bonfires without the old sofas and painted boards? Read more.

A Global Ban on Left-Wing Politics

That’s what the new rules being smuggled into trade agreements are delivering. Read more.

Breach of Trust

Ill-informed and incoherent: the head of the National Trust talks nonsense on fracking. Read more.

Fiscal Meltdown

The government is betting the farm on a nuclear technology that might soon look as hip as the traction engine. Read more.

Thinking Like a Forest

Why do conservation groups help to keep our wildlife in a state of extreme depletion? Read more.

Elite Insurgency

The real threat to the national interest comes from the rich and powerful Read more.

Rewild the Child

A week in the countryside is worth three months in a classroom. Read more.

Climate Breakdown

How governments bemoan the problem but keep stoking the fires. Read more.

Age of Unreason

The governments of Britain, Canada and Australia are trying to stamp out scientific dissent. Read more.

Apple Turnover

Apple offers 21st Century technology – with 19th Century ethics. Read more.

Law of the Landed

A remarkable “mistake” by the police hints at who wields power in the UK. Read more.