Category: culture

Heart Rot

If we lose the ash tree, we’ll lose culture as well as nature.

Anomie

Enclosure and dispossession have driven us, like John Clare, all a little mad.

Power Trips

What could be sillier and more invidious than the Observer’s “eco-power list”?

Consumer Hell

How do we break a system which now permeates every aspect of our lives?

Death Denial

Why the sudden surge in climate change denial? Could it be about something else altogether?

Someone Else’s England

You don’t have to be a nationalist, or English, to accept the case for an English parliament.

The Open Veins of Wales

Dr Beeching helped turn the country I’ve come to love into an outpost of empire. Now his legacy can be reversed.

A Bully in Ermine

Lady Tonge is using her unelected position to persecute some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

God of the Soil

Only when nomads settled on fertile land did the notion of progress take root