More proof that we live in a banana republic1:
- Prince Charles has been offered a veto over 12 government bills since 2005
- The medieval, unaccountable Corporation of London is ripe for protest
I don’t always agree with Monbiot but there’s no doubt that he is a fine writer and investigator.
1. “denotes a politically unstable country dependent upon limited primary productions (e.g. bananas), which is ruled by a plutocracy, a small, self-elected, wealthy group who exploit the country by means of a politico-economic oligarchy”