Tagged: Green Party

No Such Thing as a “Progressive Alliance”

With figures across the left calling for an electoral pact between “progressive” parties, Antony Tucker says why this isn’t a realistic or worthwhile idea. Over the last few months, many figures across the left...

Pictured above, Corbyn and Lucas hitting it off. Or perhaps not. (Photo: The Guardian)

The Rainbow Coalition

Back in June, the Green Party called for a “progressive alliance” of all parties on the left, and they want it in Richmond too. With the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn, here’s why that wouldn’t...

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, has stated her intention to work with Jeremy Corbyn on motions in the House of Commons (Photo: New Forest Green Party)

Could Green be the new Red?

The Green Party and the Labour Party have collaborated on cross-party issues and share similar values. With the recent election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour’s new leader, is it time for the two to...

Corbyn’s EU Turn

The left has had a long and troubled relationship with the EU. Will it get any better? Our new writer, Ryan Denning, takes a look at Corbyn’s flip-flop stance on the issue. Upon the...

A Green Ray of Hope Shining In a Sea of Blue

Ross Baxter of the Bath & North East Somerset Green Party, reflects on the Greens’ electoral performance last Thursday and gives reasons why Greens shouldn’t be quite so glum. The Aftermath: The Greens By...

CAMERON WINS MAJORITY

CAMERON WINS MAJORITY

SHOCK RESULT CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY OF 12 CONSERVATIVES – 331 (+24) LABOUR – 232 (-26) SNP – 56 (+50) LIBERAL DEMOCRATS – 8 (-49) DUP – 8 (-) SINN FÉIN – 4 (-1) PLAID CYMRU...

Getting down and very, very dirty.

 With one of the closest elections in a generation, politicians, parties and media outlets on both sides are increasingly turning to dirty tactics to gain the upper hand. They ought to be ashamed of...

An earthquake which never happened.

Television debates are something that are part and parcel of US presidential elections. With Labour and Conservatives locked in a stalemate, do TV debates increase political participation amongst undecided young voters or are they...

The Debate: An Alternative Outcome

Today is the 7 way leaders’ debate. Who will come out on top? Who will make a major gaffe? Jacob Whitehead, writing a special edition of PoliticalBeat, asks: Who cares? PoliticalBeat By Jacob Whitehead (@jwhitey98) _________________ ‘It’s...

YOU MUST NOT IGNORE US.

In recent months the Green party has witnessed an unprecedented surge in popularity, with a 57% increase in party membership. However it appears that the rest of the UK’s media want the party to...

Poll Review: Young more liberal than old: shock, horror!

Much has been made recently over Britain’s perceived shift rightwards, to anti-immigration, anti-EU parties (I’m looking at you, Ukip), with little attention being paid to the 3 million young, first-time voters who have the...

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