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Where to Next for the Green Party?

Where to Next for the Green Party?

For the sake of clarity I write this post as a member of the Green Party and someone who voted Green in GE2017. It’s been a difficult month since the General Election for the Green Party. In fact, it’s not a General Election that will be remembered too fondly by many voters, but particularly those of a left leaning persuasion. As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20 (or there abouts) but the Green Party will want to do a lot…

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An Opportunity for Real Change in British Politics

An Opportunity for Real Change in British Politics

To describe British Politics as being in a transitional phase might not really do the current situation justice, but there is a lot going on in most of the larger political parties and whilst on the surface some of it may seem cause for doom and gloom, I think that by digging a little bit below the surface we have a real opportunity to shape the landscape of politics in Britain. Starting in the most obvious place, as of yesterday…

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Politics and the Media

Politics and the Media

During the campaigning for the EU Referendum, lots was said about the tactics that the were used by each side, with lots of accusations of lying and scaremongering tactics being used, and plenty of people bemoaning the lack of somewhere they could go to just read the ‘facts’ and make their own mind up. The Referendum aside, as there really was little in the way of facts available for some of the subjects, it is important to realise that any…

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Political Engagement and Election Participation

Political Engagement and Election Participation

As I am sure you have all guessed by now, I have my own thoughts and opinions in terms of political views and, particularly at the moment, the EU referendum. But in acknowledging that I have my own thoughts, and that we live in a Democracy (of sorts), everyone is entitled to their own political ideas and opinions, even if they do not align with mine. Unfortunately, the United Kingdom (and many other western countries I should add) have large…

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