About Barry Dalgleish

Environmentalist trying to make the world a better place but frustrated by those who couldn't care less.

UK Governments Hopeless Response to Coronavirus Continues

April 11th, 2020|real democracy|0 Comments

Boris Johnson kept in intensive care

Households around the UK at the time of writing will most probably have received a leaflet providing guidance to the public […]

The persecution of Julian Assange

February 19th, 2020|real democracy|0 Comments

By Barry Dalgleish

In a candid and explosive interview with Swiss magazine Republik, Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture […]

Fracking is Cracking Up

January 8th, 2019|real democracy|0 Comments

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Fracking has been described as a ponzi scheme. And that’s pretty much what it is. In a recent report I published for Frackwatch that focused on the relationship with fracked gas and the plastics industry, I highlighted […]

Israel, the Nakba And neoliberalism

May 2nd, 2018|real democracy|0 Comments

‘On May 14, 1948, on the day in which the British Mandate over Palestine expired, the Jewish People’s Council gathered at the Tel Aviv Museum, and approved the following proclamation, declaring the establishment of the State of […]

Last Climate Tango In Paris – 2

April 29th, 2018|real democracy|1 Comment

Part 2 of this article continues to explore the neoliberal transition of the Breton Woods institutions and how the Copenhagen Climate Summit was sabotaged by the US to prevent a Global Climate Agreement.

The mechanism that brought the WTO into […]

Last Climate Tango In Paris – 1

In 2015, the Paris Climate Agreement was agreed. But how effective was it? In a process that has now been running for over 25 years, this 2 part article explores how climate change was kicked into the long […]

Nemesis: Neoliberalism & Sustainable Development

September 3rd, 2017|real democracy|0 Comments

Back in the 1980’s, just about anything went. A lot disappeared. But one particular phrase emerged that stuck – sort of. It was called sustainable development. Even Margaret Thatcher thought it was pretty cool. But there […]