Blogs

12. 10. 2016
There are lots of politically-engaged people for whom the idea of a Progressive Alliance here in the UK is either of no interest (for various reasons) or ideologically abhorrent. Regardless of party, there are lots of dyed-in-the-wool tribalists whose politics is both defined...
Politics
10. 10. 2016
I urge everyone reading this blog to get behind the campaign to Protect Wicklesham Quarry – and to do so as urgently as possible by supporting the Crowdjustice Appeal launched today. I get asked to support a lot of local campaigns to protect areas of special environmental...
06. 10. 2016
I haven’t been able to bring myself to write anything about Hinkley Point since the UK Government gave the go-ahead on 15th September. I suppose I’ve lived for so long with the inevitability of this insane project being approved, at some point, notwithstanding the...
Energy
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