Politics

23. 01. 2016
Here’s something telling: for the first time (as far as I can remember) the UK did not have a presence at the World Future Energy Summit. China, Japan, Germany, France, South Korea, Italy – all present and correct. But no trace of the UK. There’s both realism...
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02. 05. 2015
Caroline Lucas and Natalie Bennett, Green Party Leader, did a really good job in their interviews with Russell Brand. The only thing I was disappointed by was that they weren’t able to make a stronger case (to a man who makes a big deal of his fight against the super-rich...
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25. 04. 2015
I’m down in Brighton this weekend to support the campaign of Caroline Lucas. To state the obvious, if Caroline is not re-elected in Brighton Pavilion, it would be a significant blow to the Green Party as a whole: there are few individual politicians of similar stature and...
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24. 04. 2015
I was in Cambridge last night, with the Cambridge Young Greens, to support Rupert Read, the Green Party’s candidate in Cambridge. Given the coverage in the Independent yesterday, I ended up defending the Green Party against the full-on attack by eminent climate scientist (...
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21. 04. 2015
Environmentalists often worry about casting their vote for Green Party candidates, on the grounds that it’s likely to be a ‘wasted’ vote in our first-past-the-post system. But one constituency where it indisputably will not be a wasted vote is in Brighton,...
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