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Natalie Bennett

Natalie Bennett is a British politician and journalist who led the Green Party of England and Wales from September 2012 to September 2016. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Green European Foundation.

Articles

17.10.2018
Green Observatory: Basic Income

The Green European Journal asked experts, activists, and politicians from around Europe about the politics of basic income where they are.

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17.10.2018
Basic But Transformative

Basic income offers progressives a positive vision for the future shaped around security, autonomy and social justice.

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15.08.2018
The UK Plastic Crisis Unwrapped

Public momentum to tackle plastic waste is strong in the UK, but political barriers stall further progress.

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30.07.2018
Green Observatory: Drug Policy

From the War on Drugs to health, are changes in attitudes to drugs being reflected in policies around Europe?

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08.02.2016
“We Cannot Support Violence of Any Kind” – The Challenge of Doing Politics in the Midst of Conflict

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), a coalition of Left-wing, Kurdish and progressive parties, was founded in in 2012 in order to help smaller parties amplify their voices and gain access to the Turkish Parliament, where the electoral system stacks the odds strongly against them. In both the 2014 and subsequently recalled 2015 parliamentary elections, the party succeeded in winning over 10% of the vote, the necessary threshold for entering Parliament.

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01.10.2013
Ku zielonemu odrodzeniu europejskiego przemysłu

W zielonym uprzemysłowieniu nie chodzi tylko o tworzenie zielonych miejsc pracy w określonych sektorach. Chodzi o przekształcenie i ożywienie całego przemysłu w Europie. To prawda, że przyszła konkurencyjność przemysłu europejskiego będzie oparta na zrównoważonym rozwoju. Ale ile będzie to oznaczać relokalizacji, a ile globalizacji? Debata między Natalie Bennett, przewodniczącą Partii Zielonych Anglii i Walii oraz Reinhardem Bütikoferem, europarlamentarzystą i współprzewodniczącym Europejskiej Partii Zielonych.

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01.10.2013
Renaissance

De Europese Groenen formuleerden in 2009 met de Green New Deal een antwoord op de economische en ecologische crises. Dit hervormingsplan schetste grootschalige investeringen in groene energie zodat honderdduizenden nieuwe banen zouden worden gecreëerd en de economie weer zou gaan groeien, met inachtneming van de fysieke grenzen van onze planeet. Vier jaar later lijkt dit verhaal een stuk minder aantrekkelijk, wellicht omdat de Groenen de sociale en financiële consequenties van de Green New Deal te weinig aandacht gaven. Hoe zien jullie dit?

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01.10.2013
Towards a Green renaissance of European industry

A debate between Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, and Reinhard Bütikofer, MEP and co-chair of the European Green Party.

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01.05.2012
Britain’s Gendered Austerity

Austerity in Britain has a face. That face is female. That face is a mother of a dependent child. A mother with a job – although a job she may well lose in the next couple of years through no fault of her own. A very poor paying, part-time job, renting at high cost in the private sector, in a home that’s poorly insulated and expensive to heat.

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