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For Your Eyes Only

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

Population Panic

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

Finding Our Feet

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

Watery Grave

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

Dysbiosis

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.

Contract Killers

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

Road to Perdition

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

Lying In State

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

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.