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Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

Mon 15 Apr 2019 01.00 EDT Last modified on Thu 18 Apr 2019 04.31 EDT No one is coming to save us. Mass civil disobedience is essential to force a political response ‘Catastrophe afflicts people now and, unlike those in … Continue reading

How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature: George Monbiot

Where we have gone wrong, and what to do about it “Without countervailing voices, naming and challenging power, political freedom withers and dies. Without countervailing voices, a better world can never materialise. Without countervailing voices, wells will still be dug … Continue reading

Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis: George Monbiot

A toxic ideology of extreme competition and individualism has come to dominate our world. It misrepresents human nature, destroying hope and common purpose. Only a positive vision can replace it, a new story that re-engages people in politics and lights … Continue reading

Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

George Monbiot on U.K. Climate Emergency & the Need for Rebellion to Prevent Ecological Apocalypse

Democracy Now! Published on May 2, 2019 On Wednesday, the House of Commons became the first parliament in the world to declare a climate emergency. The resolution came on the heels of the recent Extinction Rebellion mass uprising that shut … Continue reading

The Problem is Capitalism – George Monbiot

30th April 2019 It is a weapon pointed at the living world. We urgently need to develop a new system. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 25th April 2019 For most of my adult life, I’ve railed against “corporate … Continue reading

Intergenerational Theft – George Monbiot

18th March 2019 Capitalism steals from the young and the unborn. It’s time for a new system, that respects their rights By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 15th March 2019 The young people taking to the streets are right: … Continue reading

George Monbiot and youth climate activist webchat – as it happened | Opinion | The Guardian

Thousands of school students gather in Parliament square having walked out of school in protest at government inaction over climate change on 15 February 2019. Photograph: Guy Smallman/Getty Images George Monbiot and UK Student Climate Network Fri 15 Mar 2019 … Continue reading

My generation trashed the planet. So I salute the children striking back | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

Across the country today, children left their classes to protest against climate change. This is my message to them @GeorgeMonbiot Fri 15 Feb 2019 10.28 EST Last modified on Fri 15 Feb 2019 13.57 EST The Youth Strike 4 Climate … Continue reading

“We have to confront those powers…” George Monbiot – Extinction Rebellion