> Better Dead Than Different - Our visions of the future are
defined, like the film Interstellar, by technological optimism and
04.11.2014 > A Gunpowder Plot Against Democracy - This bill of rights for corporations will blow up the sovereignty of parliaments
14.10.2014 > Falling Apart - Competition and individualism are forcing us into a devastating Age of Loneliness
07.10.2014 > The Toll-Booth Economy - Corporate power is the real enemy within, but none of the major parties will confront it.
02.10.2014 > The Kink in the Human Brain - Pointless, joyless consumption is destroying our world of wonders.
30.09.2014 > Bomb Everyone - Humanitarian arguments, if consistently applied, could be used to flatten the entire Middle East
11.09.2014 > Political Straightjacket - If the ozone hole had been discovered ten years later, governments are likely to have done nothing
05.08.2014 > Deviant and Proud - Do you feel left out? Perhaps it’s because you refuse to succumb to the competition, envy and fear neoliberalism breeds
04.08.2014 > Eat Meat and Save the World? - Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence?
01.07.2014 > Purging Dissent - The real enemies of press freedom are in the newsroom.
26.06.2014 > The UK is making it a legal duty to maximise greenhouse gas emissions - Buried in the infrastructure bill is an astonishing contradiction on the UK's approach to oil and climate change
16.06.2014 > An Ounce of Hope is Worth a Ton of Despair - We cannot reach people by terrifying them; there has to be a positive agenda.
10.06.2014 > The Values Ratchet - How to ensure that nations slide ever further into selfishness, and ever further to the right.
05.06.2014 > Ripping Apart the Fabric of the Nation - In an extraordinary coup, farmers’ unions and the UK government have torpedoed the European Soil Framework Directive
27.05.2014 > It's simple. If we can't change our economic system, our number's up - It's the great taboo of our age – and the inability to discuss the pursuit of perpetual growth will prove humanity's undoing
16.05.2014 > Are We Bothered ? - The more we consume, the less we care about the living planet.
05.05.2014 > Land of impunity - Politicians and government contractors now seem to be able to get away with almost anything.
24.04.2014 > Reframing the Planet - People who think they are protecting nature by costing it are stepping straight into the destroyers’ trap.
08.04.2014 > Loved to Death - By embracing their critics and colonising governments, corporations engineer a world of conformity and consumerism.
31.03.2014 > Loss Adjustment - When people say we should adapt to climate change, do they have any idea what that means?
17.03.2014 > Smoke-Filled Rooms - How the media gives Big Tobacco everything it wants.
14.03.2014 > The Biogas Disaster - How the perverse consequences of a great idea are destroying the natural world.
10.03.2014 > All Give and No Take - Do those negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have any interest in democracy? Here’s a test.
05.03.2014 > The Benefits Claimants the Government Loves - Corrupt, irrational, destructive, counter-productive: this scarcely begins to describe our farming policy.
17.02.2014 > Muddying the Waters - How the government’s farming policies have produced a perfectly designed system for flooding your home.
19.02.2014 > Jumping the Shark - Misleading claims by Discovery and other channels help to fuel wildlife massacres.
03.02.2014 > Bring It On - Did an undercover policeman help to instigate a major riot?
14.01.2014 > Drowning in Money - The hidden and remarkable story of why devastating floods keep happening.
06.01.2014 > Dead Zone - A shocking new bill threatens to make this country feel like a giant shopping mall.
23.12.2013 > A winter’s tale of guns, gold and greed.
16.12.2013 > Power Crazed - Why do we transfer the real health risks inflicted by coal onto nuclear energy?
12.12.2013 > Puppet Show - Amazingly, the BBC seems happy to be exploited by covert corporate lobbyists.
09.12.2013 > One Rolex Short Of Contentment - Materialism promises satisfaction. It delivers despair.
02.12.2013 > "Managing Transparency" - Politicians and officials are desperately seeking to justify their transatlantic assault on democracy.
29.11.2013 > Hidden Interests - The BBC’s disgraceful failure to reveal who its contributors are speaking for.
27.11.2013 > Wrong about being wrong - The argument seems, once more, decisively to favour veganism.
26.11.2013 > Spend, don't mend - Advertising and consumerism dull our capacity for empathy.
19.11.2013 > Double Erasure - A shocking case of denial highlights the problem that Catholics – and Pope Francis – have with history.
11.11.2013 > Why Poltics Fail - Nothing will change until we confront the real sources of power.
05.11.2013 > A Festival Of Toxic Waste - How about building bonfires without the old sofas and painted boards?
04.11.2013 > A Global Ban on Left-Wing Politics - That’s what the new rules being smuggled into trade agreements are delivering.
24.10.2013 > Breach of Trust - Ill-informed and incoherent: the head of the National Trust talks nonsense on fracking.
21.10.2013 > Fiscal meltdown - The government is betting the farm on a nuclear technology that might soon look as hip as the traction engine.
15.10.2013 > Elite Insurgency - The real threat to the national interest comes from the rich and powerful
04.10.2013 > Climate Breakdown - How governments bemoan the problem but keep stoking the fires.
30.09.2013 > Age of Unreason - The governments of Britain, Canada and Australia are trying to stamp out scientific dissent.
23.09.2013 > Apple Turnover - Apple offers 21st Century technology – with 19th Century ethics.
18.09.2013 > Pricing the priceless - The market has not solved the problem of power: it has simply given it another name.
16.09.2013 > Parliament of fools - The US disease has arrived in Britain: representatives waging an all-out war against science.
09.09.2013 > Obama's Rogue State - The US calls on other nations to abide by the treaties it violates.
05.09.2013 > Abbottalypse Now ! - Tony Abbott intends to trash Australia on behalf of the super-rich.
30.08.2013 > Backwards Reasoning - Could fracking prevent climate change denial?
23.07.2013 > Ghost Plane - Lobbying results in old and dirty technologies being maintained long beyond their useful life. (rings a NDDL bell)
15.07.2013 > Smoking Gun - Who killed the plan for cigarettes to be sold only in plain packets?
11.07.2013 > The landed mafia - It’s time we confronted the National Farmers’ Union and the millionaires it works for.
01.07.2013 > Robber Barons - Why do we ignore the most blatant transfer of money from the poor to the rich ?
24.06.2013 > The Wrong State - The police spy scandal shows that mass surveillance will be used against us.
21.06.2013 > Pistols at Dawn - A three-year, £100 bet on solar power has matured. Who won?
17.06.2013 > Elevation - Who do Bono and the ONE campaign really represent: the very poor or the very rich ?
10.06.2013 > Corporate Carve-Up - Under the pretext of preventing hunger, the rich nations are engineering a new scramble for Africa.
04.06.2013 > Innocent Until Proved Dead - If assassinating suspects makes sense overseas, why not at home?
27.05.2013 > A Manifesto for Rewilding the World - A mass restoration of ecosystems offers us hope where there was little hope before.
23.05.2013 > What's missing in that picture ? - Somehow almost all of us have missed the real story behind the disappearance of our wildlife.
22.05.2013 > The 'never-spotted' leopard - Are repeated sightings of non-existent big cats evidence of a yearning for a wilder life?
14.05.2013 > La Nouvelle Trahison Des Clercs - When scholars sell out, the consequences are grave.
10.05.2013 > Via Dolorosa - Corruption and short-termism are pushing us along the path of sorrows.
06.05.2013 > Enough already - There is no point at which those who accumulate money become satisfied.
01.05.2013 > The Providential Principle - Amazingly, the UK government has not defined the precautionary principle and appears to have no idea what it is.
29.04.2013 > The Counter-Enlightenment - How government science advisers misrepresent science.
15.04.2013 > Suckled on Lies - The case for banning advertisements aimed at children is overwhelming.
04.04.2013 > Stunt man - Our record-breaking petition has been dismissed as a stunt by the minister it targets. But it has a serious purpose.
01.04.2013 > The spark of hope - Here’s one of the big ideas we need to fight the power of the elite.
25.03.2013 > Line of Battle - The line that separates the public from the private sphere is arbitrary, but fiercely policed.
14.03.2013 > Frozen Assets - Why are we exploiting unconventional gas when we can’t afford to burn existing supplies?
12.03.2013 > Smart Phones, Dumb Companies - 17 years, and the phone companies still haven’t sorted out the issue of conflict minerals
04.03.2013 > A Capitalist Command Economy - Forcing schools into the hands of unelected oligarchs is the latest contradiction of everything the market fetishists claim to stand for.
26.02.2013 > Corporate blowback - Companies like EDF, seeking to terrify protesters with lawsuits, are likely to become victims of their own aggression.
19.02.2013 > Secrets of the rich - Billionaires are hiding behind a network of “independent” groups, who manipulate politics on their behalf.
04.02.2013 > Out of steam - Nuclear power seems to have stalled. So what happens now ? (PDF)
01.02.2013 > Betting on extinction - Ladbroke’s is offering odds on fish populations collapsing; the government is shortening them. (PDF)
28.01.2013 > Another Country - The way we are governed is inexplicable – until you understand the upbringing of the elite. (PDF)
22.01.2013 > A telling silence - Why we need land value taxation. (PDF)
18.01.2013 > Life is elsewhere - In both Russia and Canada a bloodbath of wolves is now taking place. (PDF)
14.01.2013 > Bang Goes the Theory - How neoliberalism trashed your life, but made the super-rich even richer (PDF)
10.01.2013 > New Weather, New Politics - The extremes now hammering Australia leave old perspectives stranded. (PDF)
07.01.2013 > The Grime Behind the Crime - Could an astonishing explanation for the rise and fall of violent crime be correct ?
31.12.2012 > Annus horribilis - 2012 was the worst year for the environment in living memory.
26.12.2012 > The Brindled Hounds - “A sad tale’s best for winter: I have one / Of sprites and goblins.”
17.12.2012 > 'BUG-SPLATS' - Some dead children are mourned; others are dehumanised.
10.12.2012 > The Gift of Death - Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it.
08.12.2012 > The Unsung World - Biodiversity offsets threaten both the survival and the meaning of nature.
22.11.2012 > Wolfbane - So much for Norway’s eco-friendly image.
19.11.2012 > Housebroken - There’s a second environmental crisis, just as potent as the first.
08.11.2012 > Recipes for Disaster - Isn’t it about time the media stopped publishing recipes for threatened fish?
05.11.2012 > Struck Dumb - Why, even now, climate change cannot be mentioned in the presidential election.
29.10.2012 > Money Spinners - Here’s how we can defeat political corruption of the kind that’s destroying US democracy.
28.10.2012 > The Art of Dissuasion - How to ensure that journalists don’t listen to you. A letter to the editors of Media Lens.
25.10.2012 > Cameron’s Contagion - That’s what we should call the devastating ash disease now spreading across Britain.
22.10.2012 > Ash Cloud - How conservatism turned into an orgy of destruction.
15.10.2012 > Empty Promise - Could scientists have got the impacts of climate change on food supply wildly wrong?
12.10.2012 > Heart Rot - If we lose the ash tree, we’ll lose culture as well as nature.
11.10.2012 > The Heart of the Matter : This is by far the most interesting and challenging debate about nuclear power I have had to date. By George Monbiot and Theo Simon, over the course of eight months.
09.10.2012 > The Empire Strikes Back - Imperialism did almost as much harm to the ruling nations as it did to their subject peoples.
03.10.2012 > Angle of Descent - The justifications for airport expansion turn out to be bogus.
02.10.2012 > Plutocracy’s Boot Boys -- We’re getting a better idea of how billionaires and corporations capture government policy.
24.09.2012 > Romnesia - A potent myth is being used to justify economic capture by a parasitic class.
10.09.2012 > The Mind Thieves - The evidence linking Alzheimer’s disease to the food industry is strong and growing.
06.09.2102 > Declaring War on the Environment - With the appointment of an anti-green as Environment Secretary, the pretence is over.
03.09.2012 > A Step Towards the Dock - The prospect of a trial for Tony Blair now starts to look more plausible.
29.08.2012 > Bounty Paid for Blair Arrest Attempt - Press release: Payouts for attempts to arrest the former PM now exceed £10,000.
28.08.2012 > After Capitalism - An animation calling for economic democracy.
> Hidden Claws - Could the rubbish published in the Observer about birds of prey be related to the author’s undisclosed interests?
27.08.2012 > The Heat of the Moment - Climate breakdown is right here, right now.
13.08.2012 > Hunger Games - The rich world is causing the famines it claims to be preventing.
06.08.2012 > The Great Impostors - In the name of saving the natural world, governments are privatising it.
30.07.2012 > Scorched Earth Economics - Why have the Year Zero policies of neoliberalism not been abandoned ?
26.07.2012 > Lead Soldiers - A new front opens up in the war against nature.
16.07.2012 > The Promised Land - This is the fate of young people today: excluded, but forbidden to opt out.
13.07.2012 > For those who love life - The people cutting open bluefin tuna nets are heroes
09.07.2012 > Anomie - Enclosure and dispossession have driven us, like John Clare, all a little mad.
03.07.2012 > False Summit - We were wrong about peak oil : there’s enough in the ground to deep-fry the planet.
25.06.2012 > End of an era - So now what do we do to defend life on Earth?
23.06.2012 > How “Sustainability” Became “Sustained Growth” - The Rio Declaration rips up the basic principles of environmental action.
19.06.2012 > The Mendacity of Hope : The summits which promise to save the world keep us dangling, not mobilising.
15.06.2012 > Storm Warning : The shocking standards of tabloid weather reporting.
11.06.2012 > Moral failings : How moral psychology has been used to create a new and toxic political myth.
08.06.2012 > Captive aimals : How Natural England became the servant of the landed classes.
31.05.2012 > Manipulation merchant : I accuse the energy secretary of misleading us about his disastrous new bill.
29.05.2012 > The estate we're in : Thanks to an aristocratic minister, state spending is being used to support pheasant shoots and destroy birds of prey.
28.05.2012 > Bonfire of Promises : The government’s new energy bill puts a match to its climate change commitments.
21.05.2012 > 3 articles on : How did genocide denial become a doctrine of the internationalist left ?
09.05.2012 > Blotting Out the Past : This is my reply to a former colonial official denying British atrocities in Kenya.
07.05.2012 > A Monstrous Proposal : Why the private sector should be subject to freedom of information laws.
30.04.2012 > Empire of Capital : Colonialism never ended, it continues by different means.
15.03.2012 > No Primrose Path : If you think nuclear power is hard to finance and deliver, look at the alternative.
12.03.2012 > The Shadow Government : Through a network of unbalanced, almost-invisible committees, the government gets what it wants.
07.03.2012 > A Manifesto for Psychopaths (> original )
24.02.2012 > Anything to Declare ? (Peter Gleik & the Heartland Instiute leaks)
21.02.2012 > Ploutocracy, pure and simple - Now, it's a straight fight with the billionaires and corporations.
30.01.2012 > Divine Injustice - Drone warfare can be used to thwart democratic movements, anywhere.
23.01.2012 > The Great Pay Robbery - Here's why the government's proposals on executive pay won't work - and why we need a maximum wage.
09.01.2012 > Making Democracy Safe for Business - The government is ensuring that we can mount no effective protest against the banks and corporations.
06.01.2012 > Why Libertarians MUST Deny Climate Change.
articles dérangeants :
> We need to talk about Sellafield, and a nuclear solution that ticks all our boxes. There are reactors which can convert radioactive waste to energy. Greens should look to science, rather than superstition (05-12-2011)
> New generation of nuclear reactors could consume radioactive waste as fuel. The new 'fast' plants could provide enough low-carbon electricity to power the UK for more than 500 years (03-02-2012)
> GE and Hitachi plan new reactor to burn UK plutonium stockpile. Multi-billion pound plant at Sellafield would convert UK's nuclear power plant residue into fuel. (03-02-2012)
> Thorium advocates launch pressure group. Huge optimism for thorium nuclear energy at the launch of the Weinberg Foundation (03-02-2012)
> Nuclear vs Nuclear vs Nuclear (03-02-2012)
|> Liberal Constipation (07.02.2012)|