Dr Beeching helped turn the country I’ve come to love into an outpost of empire. Now his legacy can be reversed. Read more.
A British police unit is demonising peaceful protesters to stay in business. Read more.
This is the third of my investigative interviews with policy makers. Read more.
Why does the UK retain a handful of colonies? To destroy the world’s taxation systems. Read more.
This is the second of my bare-knuckle interviews with policy makers. Read more.
For the first time, the International Energy Agency has produced a date for peak oil. And it’s not reassuring. Read more.
David Bellamy’s at it again, with even dafter claims about climate change. Read more.
This is the first in my series of interviews with those who hold our future in their hands. None of them are given an easy time. Read more.
The new climate change report falls miles short of what we need. Here are some of the emergency measures it should have contained. Read more.
The latest science suggests that preventing runaway climate change means total decarbonisation. Read more.
John Maynard Keynes had the answer to the crisis we’re now facing; but it was blocked and then forgotten. Read more.
The economic crisis is petty by comparison to the nature crunch. But they have the same cause. Read more.
Another set of corporations is pressing for public money. Governments should let them die. Read more.
They baled out of the bail-out, but the money will still have to come from us. It always has. Read more.
A grotesque case of legal bullying using a 13th-Century law shows that in some respects we still haven’t shaken off feudalism. Read more.