The State of It

The government retreats for billionaires, while smashing down our doors. Read more.

Commanding View

The BBC amplifies the voices of billionaires, and shuts down those who challenge them. Read more.

The Tyranny of Hope

World summits and politicians’ promises are not taking us closer to environmental salvation, but further away. Read more.

Be Still

Let’s create communities from which we scarcely have to travel. Read more.

Democratic Revolution

Full-scale participatory democracy would change everything. It has the same revolutionary potential as the universal franchise and women’s suffrage. Read more.

Rotten to the Core

The UK’s economic and political life revolves around corruption. Read more.

For Your Eyes Only

The opaque and secretive networks on which Boris Johnson builds his power. Read more.

Population Panic

The obsession with the birthrates of the poor has a grim history, and is used by the rich to transfer blame. Read more.

Finding Our Feet

Landed power, built on theft, slavery and colonial looting, crushes our freedoms. It is time to reclaim them. Read more.

Watery Grave

Across the UK, our rivers are being turned into filthy, dead gutters, at astonishing, heartbreaking speed. Read more.


The great majority of people do not want to return to business-as-usual after the pandemic, but our governments are determined to make us do so. Read more.

Contract Killers

Coronavirus deals worth billions of pounds have been awarded by the government to “unusual” companies, without advertising or competition. Read more.

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Are Trump and Johnson paving the way for fascism, or for something different, but just as bad? Read more.

Road to Perdition

How did wildlife groups start collaborating in the destruction of nature? Read more.

Lying In State

History, as the government tells it, is one long lie, airbrushing a host of atrocities. Read more.

Sold Out

The government intends to use a US trade deal to bypass democracy, override Parliament and rip down our public protections. Read more.

Rings of Power

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is not so much a democratic leader as a monarch with a five-year term. Read more.

Culpable Negligence

The disastrous collapse of the UK’s pandemic response has been caused by the deliberate evisceration of our health services. Worse is coming. Read more.

The Machine Stops

The government knowingly and deliberately de-prepared the UK, even as the pandemic began to bite. Read more.

University of Life

Ecology and Earth systems, from which all life flows, should be at the heart of learning. Read more.