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27.03.2017
Caroline Lucas MP: ‘Missed opportunities’ by EU led to Brexit

An interview with Green Party of England & Wales co-leader & MP Caroline Lucas.

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22.03.2016
British Voters Are Being Left Out of the EU Referendum Debate

There are now just a few months to go until Brits vote on whether to stay in or leave the EU, yet all the signs are that the hard facts of the debate are not becoming clear enough to the public.

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08.01.2015
The Green surge in the UK – what’s behind it, and where next?

Something exciting is bubbling under the surface of British politics. The party system is breaking apart – ironically with the help of the enemy of the left, UKIP. People are becoming active in party politics again – particularly the Greens. 2014 was a good year for the party in the UK. So what will 2015 bring?

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28.11.2014
To deal with the climate crisis, everything must change

The European Trade Union Institute recent conference on ‘The Socio-Ecological Transition: A New Climate for the EU’s Sustainability Transition’ laid bare the need for radical change to deal with the climate crisis. And if battling climate change requires making our societies less superficial, less focused on expansion and instead more focused on equality, then that’s something we can all fight for.

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17.10.2014
An attack on democracy? UK Greens excluded from election debates

Despite the lack of a proportional electoral system, Britain is now a multi-party country, with the Greens becoming a powerful force. Yet the major media organisations are planning to exclude the Green Party of England and Wales from next year’s televised election debates for the General Election. It’s a dangerous situation for democracy in the UK, with over a million Green voters marginalised…

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08.09.2014
Naprzód, czyli w lewo

„Ani z lewa, ani z prawa, tylko z przodu” – takie nieoficjalne motto przyjęło wiele partii Zielonych w Europie w momencie swych narodzin w latach 60. I 70. XX w. Wrześniowy kongres Partii Zielonych Anglii i Walii (GPEW) potwierdził jednak, a nawet pogłębił jej lewicowy kurs. Konsekwencje takiego pozycjonowania są interesujące zarówno w kontekście brytyjskiej sceny politycznej, jak i dla partii ekopolitycznych na świecie.

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08.09.2014
Green, left, growing – lessons from the Greens in England and Wales

‘Neither left nor right, but forward’ has been a semi-official motto of many Green Parties across Europe since their inception in the 1960s and ‘70s. But as the Green Party of England & Wales’ (GPEW) Autumn Conference drew to a close this weekend, the party appears to be maintaining or indeed continuing its leftward drive. The implications could be interesting both for Britain and for Green Parties elsewhere.

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