Too many let electoral tactics influence their decision in the polling booth
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Monday 25 January 2010
Monday 11 January 2010
Friday 23 October 2009
What has the Green Party been up to this week? You probably don’t know because its opponents have not been breaking into BBC studios, writing letters to the BBC demanding its censorship nor has it had a high profile national campaign launched against it.
Sunday 20 September 2009
Nick Clegg today urges voters who care about the environment not to "waste" their votes on the Green Party.
Sunday 06 September 2009
What is immediately clear to anyone joining the Green Party conference in Hove this weekend is that this is a party with its sights set firmly on the future. As much of the talk inevitably focuses on the Green bid for Westminster, the buzz is almost tangible.
Friday 04 September 2009
Monday 15 June 2009
Some people say coalitions are undemocratic, and depend on backroom deals and unprincipled trade-offs. I say that the opposite is true. Coalitions can often be more honest and more transparent, than a party that tries to be all things to all people, and where the backroom deals include the kind of bribery, bullying and smears that characterise the current regime.
Tuesday 09 June 2009
Despite taking only two seats in the European Parliament, the Green Party believes it is better positioned than ever to capture a seat in the Commons at the next election.
Monday 08 June 2009
European leaders pledged to steer the region through economic crisis after centre-right parties tightened their grip on the European Parliament in an election that drew a record low turnout of voters.
Monday 08 June 2009
The Irish government had a disastrous night, looking unlikely to keep the single European seat it held in Dublin, as the electorate delivered a damning verdict on its handling of the economic crisis.
Sunday 17 May 2009
Friday 20 March 2009
There are people who peddle the line that during a recession, green issues must take second place. As if caring about whether the clothes we wear are produced by child labour is just another fashion, in this week and out the next. As if the environment, or social justice, were a luxury. We know how bogus this line is. We know that in hard times, we are needed all the more.
Tuesday 02 December 2008
Well, they asked for it – and now they've got it. In 2007 the Government decided to go with the bright idea of a legally-binding programme for reducing its greenhouse gases step by step, and a powerful independent committee to oversee the process. Yesterday the committee, chaired by Adair Turner, came up with its recommendations, and it may have caused a few gulps in Whitehall. The targets it proposed are the toughest in the world.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/10/a-nice-green--2.html">A Nice Green Leaf: Where's Carol Klein?</a>
Monday 13 October 2008
It's not often I take the possibly risky step of criticising a piece that's appeared in our own paper, but I was bemused to find whist checking out the "Green List", a list of Britain's 100 top environmentalists that appeared in yesterday's paper, that only three horticultural greens made the grade.
Sunday 31 August 2008
A deadly combination of rising fuel prices and corporate greed will result in people freezing to death this winter, Britain's foremost Green politician has warned.
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