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OUR RIGHTS ARE BEING TRAMPLED ON BY OUR AMERICAN COURTS AS PENNSYLVANIA RECOUNT IS BLOCKED BY FEDERAL JUDGE IN TRUMP’S POCKET

OUR RIGHTS ARE BEING TRAMPLED ON BY OUR AMERICAN COURTS AS PENNSYLVANIA RECOUNT IS BLOCKED BY FEDERAL JUDGE IN TRUMP’S POCKET BECAUSE JILL STEIN OF THE GREEN PARTY WAS NOT DIRECTLY AFFECTED (so the GOP outcry goes) BY THE ELECTION & SHER...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 12, 2016

Greens 'betrayed and angry' over conduct of defector to the Tories

Cllr DearnleyThis is the public statement made after the defection of a Green councillor to the Conservatives. Amongst other things he claimed that the Green Party had become 'too leftwing' and disagreed with the party's position on the EU Referendum...
by wembleymatters on Dec 11, 2016

Greens celebrate nana anti-fracking victory by giving her lifetime membership

The Green Party has celebrated the dismissal of the case against Anti-Fracking Nana Tina Rothery today as a victory for the future of peaceful protest.Rothery, a 54-year-old grandmother, could have become the first ever climate change protest...
by wembleymatters on Dec 9, 2016

The issues behind the Green Party's Richmond Park furore as Green Left calls for transparency

Green Left*, the eco-socialist group with the Green Party, has issued the following statement over the controversy over the Richmond Park by-election, which includes allegations over undue pressure on local members to stand aside for the Liberal Demo...
by wembleymatters on Dec 7, 2016

Richmond Park Donation Scandal Rocks the Green Party

An internal party report written by the Chair and two other senior members of Kingston Green Party, reveals that pressure was put on the two local parties which cover the Richmond Park constituency, not to stand a candidate in the recent by-election.
by London Green Left on Dec 6, 2016

Voter choice the loser in Richmond by-election say Electoral Reform Society

Commenting on the Richmond by-election, Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society, said:In all the excitement of the Richmond by-election, one thing has gone missing – and that’s voter choice. Because of our broken electoral sy...
by wembleymatters on Dec 2, 2016

Greens call for immediate and full reinstatement of suspended lecturer Indro Sen

Indro SenPeter Murry, Trade Union Liaison officer for the London Federation of Green Parties and for Brent Green Party has issued the following statement in support of Indro Sen, suspended by the management of the College of North West London:As Trad...
by wembleymatters on Dec 2, 2016

Zac Goldsmith – Arrogant Prat gets his Comeuppance

With something like a swing of 22%, the Lib Dem candidate, Sarah Olney, won the Richmond Park by-election, overturning a Tory majority of over 23,000 votes at last year’s general election. Zac Goldsmith, resigned from the Tories (sort of) to protes...
by London Green Left on Dec 2, 2016

Trump lawyers file objection to delay Michigan recount

Trump lawyers file objection to delay Michigan recount BY MARK HENSCH – 12/01/16 05:32 PM EST anything to delay the people’s desire to can this worm 822   © Getty President-elect Donald Trump‘s lawyers have filed an objection to t...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 1, 2016

The ethnic diversity deficit in the Green Party

In a post just before the results of the Green Party leadership election were declared I predicted that we would have a more homogenous leadership - white, middle class and London/South East based.  LINKThe co-leader victory of Caroline Lucas an...
by wembleymatters on Sep 5, 2016

Guardian Says Green Party Should Move to the Right

On the first full day of the Green Party autumn conference, The Guardian newspaper runs an editorial piece entitled ‘The Guardian view on Green leadership: a challenge and an opportunity’ with the sub heading saying ‘The party should move on fr...
by London Green Left on Sep 3, 2016

A homogeneous Green Party leadership?

The possible new Green Party leadership trioThe results of the Green Party leadership will be announced at the Green Party Conference in Birmingham today and I am 99% sure that Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley will be crowned as the new co-leaders...
by wembleymatters on Sep 2, 2016

Support these vital trade union motions at Green Party Conference

Please support these motions at Green Party Conference...
by wembleymatters on Sep 2, 2016

Green MEP backs Junior Hospital Doctors & calls Hunt 'incompetent'

Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East of England, has accused Jeremy Hunt of 'incompetence' and pledged to 'stand in solidarity' with Junior Doctors following the BMA's latest notice of industrial action.Keith, a vocal supporter of the NHS Reins...
by wembleymatters on Sep 1, 2016

Labour's leadership candidates answer NUT's questions on education policy

An emergency motion has been tabled for Green Party Conference this weekend on Jeremy Corbyn's proposal for a National Education Service:The Green Party notes that Labour are proposing a National Education Service. Conference desires that the Educati...
by wembleymatters on Sep 1, 2016

Celebrating Natalie Bennett, activist and leader

The day before the Green party's new leader (or co-leaders as expected) is/are announced, this video by Shootroots celebrates the contribution made by Natalie Bennett, current Green Party leader.  The video shows Natalie as much as an activist a...
by wembleymatters on Sep 1, 2016

Progressive Alliance Panel at Green Party Conference

Friday 2 September, 18.30-19.45Progressive Alliances: The case for cross-party working and why it could be a game-changer for the Green PartyThis session will explore the various options that collectively get called a 'progressive alliance'. It will...
by wembleymatters on Sep 1, 2016

‘Progressive Alliance’ - Just too many fault lines make it Doomed to Failure

Written by Charles GateCaroline Lucas is simply the most significant individual that the Green Party (England and Wales variety) has ever had and yet many in the party are having difficulty with her belief that a ‘Progressive Alliance’ (PA) is ei...
by London Green Left on Aug 29, 2016

GREEN PARTY POTUS CANDIDATE IS OUT OF TOUCH

THIS IS WHAT SHE WROTE ON TWITTER: JUST EXACTLY HOW FAR OUT OF TOUCH DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO RUN ON THE GREEN PARTY TICKET? THIS NEWS IS SO OLD IT MAKES #BERNIESANDERS LOOK YOUNG...
by The Politics of Everything on Aug 28, 2016

Progressive Alliance misgivings? Emergency Motion for Green Party Conference as Lucas reiterates support for electoral pact

In an earlier posting LINK I wrote about some of the underlying issues that had emerged during the Green Party internal elections campaign. (Voting closed yesetrday) One of these was the 'Progressive Alliance' and misgivings about the way this strate...
by wembleymatters on Aug 26, 2016


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