21.12.2022
“We were close to a political tipping point” – Interview with George Monbiot

Livestock farming is one of humanity’s most destructive activities to the environment. Yet when measures to protect biodiversity and combat climate change are discussed, addressing this is rarely high on the political agenda. George Monbiot calls for decisive policy responses and mass mobilisation to change the way we produce and consume our food. We spoke with him about his new book Regenesis, the right moments for change, the current state of climate activism, and the threats posed by right-wing politics.

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19.10.2022
The Colonial Roots of Present Crises

Amitav Ghosh on world events from the Pakistan floods to the war in Ukraine and the challenges ahead for progressives.

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06.08.2020
Left-Wing Tribalism in the Face of Climate Change

An interview with political philosopher Susan Nieman on how Enlightenment values should provide a compass for political action on the Left in times of climate warming.

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04.06.2020
Why We Need a Decolonial Ecology

Environmental destruction is inseparable from relationships of racial and colonial domination.

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11.03.2020
Quality of Life Before Sustainability: Questioning Contemporary Green Discourse

A Green New Deal is good, but an ecofeminist one is even better.

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13.10.2016
A Conversation that Cannot Wait

A broad coalition seems to be gathering pace in Ireland, and extending far beyond the country’s borders, calling for a reform of Ireland’s abortion laws – the most stringent in Europe. A courageous campaign combined with a shift in public attitudes could mean real change is finally on the horizon.

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05.09.2016
Quo Vadis, Polonia?

Since the crash of Polish President Lech Kaczyński’s plane in 2010, a period of renewed nationalism centred around Catholicism, conservatism, and an ‘us’ versus ‘them’ mentality has taken hold in Poland. This wave of populism has led to an increase in division and violence.

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16.08.2016
After Brexit: Reckoning with Britain’s Racism and Xenophobia

What has transpired in Britain since the Leave campaign won the Brexit has only shown how easily the veneer of civility and conviviality can be peeled back to reveal the virulence of racism and xenophobia seething under the skin of British social life.

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04.07.2016
Citizens’ David Against TTIP Goliath

Although the reality is often forgotten behind the acronym, the four letters of TTIP represent a huge transatlantic free trade agreement. How can such a complex issue as a free trade agreement bring out the masses?

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01.07.2016
The Fight Against TTIP: A Green Pyrrhic Victory?

Victory seems to be in sight for the movement against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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