Close Harmony

Why loneliness afflicts us – and how we should address it, in words and music Read more.

The Mess We’re In

How did neoliberalism happen and what do we do about it? Read more.

How to Really Take Back Control

Our multiple crises, and how we can escape them Read more.

Replacing Neoliberalism

A new politics needs a new political narrative Read more.


Those who claim to defend the national interest are bent on its destruction Read more.

Towering Injustice

Those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire were killed in an official war against public protections Read more.

The Day I Became a Vegan

The extraordinary sequence of events that changed my diet Read more.

A Corporation in Human Form

What drives Donald Trump – and the rest of the psychopathic political class Read more.

Ignoble Prize

If the Nobel Peace Prize means anything, it should be stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi for her complicity in the massacres in Myanmar/Burma Read more.

Putting the World to Rights

How to fix our broken politics Read more.

What Makes Us Human

The extraordinary, under-recognised aspects of human nature Read more.


How natural flood management could save homes and lives downstream Read more.

The Utter Weirdness of the British Countryside

And why rewilding makes sense here Read more.

Loved to Death

The UK’s national parks should be redesignated as ecological disaster zones. Read more.

How Whales Change Climate

The astonishing story of how whales keep the oceans alive – and alter the composition of the atmosphere. Read more.

Robbing the Poor to Give to the Rich

I describe the grotesque injustice of European farm subsidies – to an audience of farmers. Read more.

How To Buy a Politician

Discussing the corruption of politics with Russell Brand on the Trews. Read more.

A Full Spectrum Assault on Democracy

Discussing TTIP on the Trews with Russell Brand. Read more.

The Pricing of Everything

The belief that we can save the living planet by putting a price on it is a delusion. Read more.

Up Sh*t Creek

Tracing the UK’s floods back to their source – in a canoe. Read more.