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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Conscious consumption– a new trend?

Written by Kylie Barton

It is undeniable that more and more people are considering that their individual actions have an impact on wider society. The rise of ethical consumerism is real, and should not be underestimated, but there is still a long way to go.

Consumerism in that sense connotes material consumption. Consumption however, is also a word used to describe the act of eating and drinking. We are all consumers in that sense whether we choose to subscribe to the capitalist model of conspicuous consumption of superfluous material goods or not.

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