Blogs

14. 03. 2016
This is my own personal blog, and all the ideas and opinions you'll find here (good or bad!) are mine and mine alone.  
26. 09. 2016
David Fleming was one of the most important people in my early green life – perhaps the most important. When I joined the Green Party in the mid-70s (or Ecology Party as it was then), I relied for inspiration almost entirely on a small number of books (‘Small is...
Economics
15. 09. 2016
A lot of buzz around the Green Party Conference about the notion of a Progressive Alliance. Not least because the Green Party, of all the political parties engaged so far, has been making much of the running up until now about the overall desirability of such an Alliance, and...
Politics
12. 09. 2016
I was in Birmingham ten days ago, for the Green Party Conference, and arrived at the very moment that Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley were declared the new Co-Leaders of the Green Party – the first formal job share for any party leadership position. This is such good...
25. 08. 2016
Last week was just about the most anxiety-inducing in the entire year for UK universities, waiting nervously to see how well they had done in the increasingly important ‘competition’ for students, hedged in as they are by ever greater pressure on core funding. I can...