Launching Hampshire Greens

Written by Peter Handley, Portsmouth Greens

On Saturday, 7th November, Hampshire Greens held their inaugural event to encourage cross county initiatives and coordinate on local issues. I was live tweeting on the @HampshireGreens account for the day and have written up my coverage of the event here.

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Green Party Philosophy – what is it?

The Donut Economy

The Donut Economy

Written by Sharon Galliford (Surrey and Hampshire Border Green Party)

Green Party Autumn Conference – Bournemouth 2015
Fringe Workshop Friday 25th September: Green Party Philosophy – an introduction for new members

All party members set policy and have equal rights to vote etc. the same as any other member from the moment they join. The core values of the party are set out here and include policies for a sustainable society and the philosophical basis of the party.

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#GPConf Autumn 2015 – A First Timer’s Take

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Written by Kylie Barton                                                                  

The sun shone on us Greens last weekend as we travelled down to Bournemouth in our thousands for the Autumn Green Party Conference, the first since the election, and the first since Corbynmania grabbed the nation. So there was plenty to talk about.

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… Still Green

Corbyn is obviously a fan of ours

Corbyn is obviously a fan of ours

Written by Dan Hill, Andover Green Party.                                                

With the election of a red Labour leader, many Greens are feeling conflicted, but they shouldn’t. The Green Party is a party of social and environmental justice. We aim to create a just, equitable and sustainable society. Our goal is to build a society and political system that works for the common good. Labour however, still wish to work within the current system, maybe tweak it a little, but not the overhaul that is needed to get our democracy back on track.

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In the event of a Corbyn Win

How Jeremy Corbyn are you? - Wales news - NewsLocker

Written by Kylie Barton (this is a comment piece containing the opinions of the author, not The Green Party).

There has been much speculation about what will happen to the Green Party in the event of a Corbyn win, and in the event of a Corbyn lose. This conundrum will start to unravel at around midday tomorrow, when the country learns who will be entrusted with leading the opposition for the next 5 years.

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