Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigOct 12, 2016
Societies around the world are suffering epidemics of mental illness because “human beings, the ultrasocial mammals, whose brains are wired to respond to other people, are being peeled apart.” Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigOct 6, 2016
It's a reasonable question to ask amid the xenophobia of Brexit, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the election of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who gleefully compares himself to Hitler. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 23, 2016
The veteran BBC naturalist has aged into the role of noble elder of the conservation movement. How does he cope with the fact that ecology is in retreat all around us, asks George Monbiot, Guardian journalist and fellow Brit. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJun 4, 2015
Society’s educated, humane members are being systematically sucked into a destructive reorientation program orchestrated by and for the benefit of a corporate establishment centered on the practices of finance and management, writes veteran journalist George Monbiot at The Guardian. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 12, 2013
For seven decades, successive U.S. governments have used an exclusive and dated U.N. veto power to "pursue their own corrupt interests at the expense of peace and justice," George Monbiot writes in The Guardian. Obama's response to the mess in Syria is no exception. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 23, 2013
On the occasion of the collapse of the European emissions trading scheme, Guardian environment correspondent George Monbiot explains why markets are no substitute for governments, especially when it comes to avoiding global warming, one of the worst mass disasters humankind will yet see. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigNov 20, 2012
“In one generation,” George Monbiot writes of a new kind of environmental crisis, “the proportion of children regularly playing in wild places in the UK has fallen from more than half to fewer than one in 10. In the US, in just six years (1997-2003) children with particular outdoor hobbies fell by half.” Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJun 26, 2012
The Rio+20 Earth Summit produced nothing in the way of international reforms to counteract the destruction of the planet, confirming that governments cannot be relied upon to solve the environmental crisis collectively Some people will give up Others will breathe a sigh of relief and get to work restoring their natural surroundings themselves. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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