Anatomy of a Tory election lie. And this is just one.
That litany of goods and services looks anything but a choice for life, as Renton finally acknowledges. I'm looking forward to seeing Trainspotting 2 and wondering if it invites us to ask a little more insistently, "how clean is clean?"
George Monbiot was in tremendous form at the University of Exeter on Thursday night. In a double-header with Alan Watson
The show's deputy editor clearly knew he was in for a rough ride on Friday. Watch the full event unfold below SEE ALSO: Mail
The protesters decide the best way to spend the last Sunday before the independence referendum was doing this "That, you
There's no simple answer to the philosophical and perhaps even moral question of whether in removing risk we also remove meaning from our brief, potential-filled time on this planet. I don't share my habitat with crocodiles or elephants or tigers, or even boar. But I do know that the eye of that reef shark will be etched forever in my mind, and that I can't bear the thought of a world where no creature could ever make me afraid.
Monbiot is speaking to those of us who have, for some time, become disillusioned about the fact that any kind of drastic political reform (dare I say "revolution"?) seems impossible in this country. By pointing to reform of governmental bodies, tax reforms to a local-authority system, and the prevention on money-creation by private banks, Monbiot cooks up some tasty, Green morsels for the disillusioned left to digest.
The UK's climate change ambition will be in serious jeopardy once the Infrastructure Bill is passed into law. If that's not worrying enough, barely anyone seems to be taking notice.
Useful Idiots Nigel Farage and Russell Brand Are Helping Pave the Way for the Victory of the New/Old Tory Right
It is difficult to know whether novelty sock puppet Nigel Farage thinks he and his squinty-eyed troop of yokels have really become a force in UK politics or if he is in fact a fully paid-up stooge of a vast conspiracy of right-wing Tories who communicate via secret messages in the weave of their tweed that only they can understand.
Guardian columnist George Monbiot has challenged the former environment secretary Owen Paterson to a duel. Sort of. Paterson