In this special edition of Sentient Media The Correction series, George Monbiot — author, columnist for The Guardian, environmental campaigner and former investigative reporter for the BBC — debunks Russell Brand’s viral video against the Dutch government’s new law to reduce harmful nitrate pollution in livestock farming.
Watch the full conversation below or listen to it here as George Monbiot and Sentient Media Executive Director, Ana Bradley, discuss in detail the link between the far-right and farming and why conspiracy theories spread by influencers like Brand are so damaging.
You can also listen here:
Monbiot’s column in the Guardian
Regenesis: Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet
TED Talk: Can We Feed Ourselves Without Devouring the Planet
Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life
The Age of Consent; Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning
Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis
TED Talk: “How Wolves Change Rivers”
Follow Monbiot on Twitter
Ana is the Executive Director at Sentient Media. Her background is in content production and startup consultancy.