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Sold Out

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

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.

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.

The Machine Stops

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

University of Life

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

Michael and Me

How did the radical film maker Michael Moore become a hero of the far right?

Bail Out the Planet

We have the opportunity to reshape our economies to support life on Earth. Governments should take it.

Permanent Lockdown

We have been shut out of most of the UK’s open land for centuries. It’s time this changed.

A Zombie Love Story

All over the world, mutual aid groups have blossomed where governments have failed, as people support each other through the pandemic.

Real Life

This coronavirus is the wake-up call for a complacent civilisation.

Prescription for Disaster

In the UK, the US and Australia, governments built on dirty money cannot be trusted to protect us from the coronavirus.

The Extinguishing of Joy

The boats supplying the fish we eat are killing dolphins so fast that they are heading towards extinction.

Suing For Survival

Our legal action against the government aims to shut down fossil fuels

A Slow-Burning Scandal

The government refuses to act on toxic flame retardants in our bedding and furnishings.

Washout

Despite growing awareness, our government still allows landowners to help flood the homes of people living downstream.

The Roots of Fascism

When political leaders brazenly flout the law, we are heading towards a very dark place.

The Most We Can Do

Climate targets seem sensible, but are actually impeding effective action. Let’s do something completely different.

Extremophiles

Anyone seeking to defend life on Earth is now labelled an extremist. Yet the real extremists are those in power.