Researchers at public universities are developing new ways of shutting down our capacity for independent thought. Read more.
The remarkable story of how the hard-right Koch brothers funded a Trotskyite splinter group. Read more.
The world’s most powerful nations endorsed the Indonesian occupation of West Papua 50 years ago. Now they have a duty to help bring it to an end. Read more.
No effective means of stopping climate breakdown is deemed “politically realistic”. So we must change political realities. Read more.
By downplaying and misrepresenting our environmental crisis, David Attenborough and the BBC have generated complacency, confusion and ignorance. Read more.
What if we abandoned photosynthesis as the means of producing food, and released most of the world’s surface from agriculture? Read more.
The government’s Agriculture Bill seeks to replace regulation with public money. Who will contest this new protection racket? Read more.
How an animal welfare charity ended up endorsing seal killing – and what this says about our age Read more.
The crucial decisions about major infrastructure are made behind closed doors. Read more.
Dark money is undermining our democracies, and it’s never darker than when channelled through lobby groups masquerading as think tanks Read more.
The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York primary hints at a coming transformation in US politics Read more.
As state bodies are dismantled, corporations are freed to rip the living world apart Read more.