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George Monbiot arrested for defying Extinction Rebellion protest ban

Guardian News Oct 17, 2019 The Guardian columnist and environmental activist George Monbiot was arrested on Wednesday for defying a London-wide police ban on Extinction Rebellion protests Today, I aim to get arrested. It is the only real power climate … Continue reading

George Monbiot on Neoliberalism: “A self-serving racket”

Verso Books Mar 15, 2017 “Neoliberalism exempts billionaires and large corporations from the constraints of democracy, from paying their taxes, from not polluting, from having to pay fair wages, from not exploiting their workers”

George Monbiot on replacing neoliberalism

openDemocracy Nov 14, 2017 Journalist and author George Monbiot on the task of replacing neoliberalism, reinvigorating democracy and averting climate breakdown.

George Monbiot meets Boris Johnson at the Copenhagen climate conference

The Guardian Dec 16, 2009 Environmental columnist George Monbiot challenges Boris Johnson’s green policies in an extraordinary meeting of world mayors in Copenhagen

George Monbiot on Dutch farmer protests & misinformation spread by Russell Brand | Sentient Media

Sentient Media – Feb 16, 2023 #russellbrand #farmerprotest #georgemonbiot In this conversation, George Monbiot, @theGuardian columnist, environmental campaigner and author and Sentient Media’s executive director Ana Bradley explore the nitrate crisis in The Netherlands, Dutch farmer protests and far-right conspiracy … Continue reading

“We Are a Democracy in Name Only”: George Monbiot on Truss Resignation & Who Will Be Next British PM

Democracy Now! Oct 21, 2022 British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned Thursday after just 45 days in office, the shortest term in the nation’s history. Her low-tax, low-regulation financial policies were widely criticized after they sent the pound plummeting, causing … Continue reading

How Wealth Inequality Fuels the Climate Emergency: George Monbiot, Scientist Kevin Anderson on COP26

Democracy Now! – Nov 11, 2021 The United States and China made a surprise announcement on Wednesday at the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow on a joint pledge to reduce methane emissions and slow deforestation. The United States is the … Continue reading

George Monbiot: New U.K. PM Liz Truss Has “Extreme Neoliberal” Anti-Labor, Anti-Environment Record

Sep 6, 2022 The United Kingdom’s Conservative Party has voted for Liz Truss to become its new leader, replacing Boris Johnson and making her Britain’s next prime minister. Truss served as foreign secretary under Johnson and has a record of … Continue reading

BBC World Service – HARDtalk, George Monbiot: Surrounded by fear

Humans face a series of interlinked existential challenges. How do we feed a global population heading towards ten billion? Can it be done without degrading ecosystems and exacerbating climate change to a calamitous extent? Stephen Sackur interviews writer and environmental … Continue reading

“Morons”: George Monbiot Compares PM Race to Viral British TV News Clip Questioning Climate Science

Jul 21, 2022 Following the resignation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss have advanced to a runoff to succeed Johnson as Conservative leader, which would also make them prime minister. Both … Continue reading