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George Monbiot

George Monbiot

George Monbiot is the author of the best selling books The Age of Consent: a manifesto for a new world order and How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature. He writes a weekly column for the Guardian newspaper. Visit his website at www.monbiot.com

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Growing Food for Fuel Is Starving People

Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But, used on a large scale, they are no more sustainable than whale oil.

George Monbiot ·


Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground. Everything Else Is Just Talk

Almost everything being said by powerful governments at COP26 is a distraction from the crucial task: keeping fossil fuels in the ground.

George Monbiot ·


Only Rebellion Will Prevent an Ecological Apocalypse

No one is coming to save us. Mass civil disobedience is essential to force a political response

George Monbiot ·


America’s New Revolutionaries Show How the Left Can Win

The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York primary hints at the coming transformation

George Monbiot ·


Every Friday Is Black Friday: Why Our Addiction to Consumption and Growth Is Killing Us

Our behavior within the system cannot change the outcomes of the system. It is the system itself that needs to change.

George Monbiot ·


Neoliberalism – The 'Zombie Doctrine' at the Root of All Our Problems

Crisis after crisis is being caused by a failed ideology. But it cannot be stopped without a coherent alternative.

George Monbiot ·


The Gathering Financial Storm Is Just One Effect of Corporate Power Unbound

Governments are liberating global corporations from the rule of law and leaving them to rip the world apart

George Monbiot ·


Human... and Kind

Fascinating new lines of research suggest that we are good people, tolerating bad things.

George Monbiot ·

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