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About George Monbiot

George Monbiot is a journalist, academic and political and environmental activist. Monbiot writes a weekly column for the Guardian.

Articles by George Monbiot

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

How to be radical? An interview with Todd Gitlin and George Monbiot

What kind of radicalism can help turn protest against injustice into a coherent movement for a progressive global politics? Here, leading voices of different generations – Todd Gitlin (‘Letters to a Young Activist’) and George Monbiot (‘The Age of Consent’) – discuss activism, nationalism, violence, and world government in an interview with Anthony Barnett and Caspar Henderson of openDemocracy.

(This article was first published on 5 September 2003)

A democratic world, the century's challenge

George Monbiot responds to Grahame Thompson’s lengthy critique of his vision of 21st century global governance.

Governing Globalisation

George Monbiot, the leading environmental activist and writer, has been involved in many global campaigns of resistance to corporate and state power. But what positive social and political vision animates his work? Where does it contrast with that of globalisation’s advocates like Maria Cattaui, Peter Sutherland, and George Soros? And how does he see the future of the internationalist movement in the light of the ‘war on terrorism’?
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