Mon, 15/01/2024 - 21:31
Privatisation and austerity don’t cut costs: they just pass them on to us. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 12th January 2024 The weather was worse than forecast. By the time I reached Bristol, at 5pm, all trains to the south-west had been cancelled, because of rising flood waters. It was no one’s fault […]
Wed, 04/10/2023 - 16:03
How do HS2 and other white elephants get commissioned? It’s clientelism – the subtle form of corruption. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th September 2023 In 2010, when a high-speed rail line from London to the north – HS2 – was proposed by the outgoing Labour government, I wrote an article arguing that […]