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The Politics of Imagination: Green Party Empowered by Conference Speech

Why This Speech Now I was especially looking forward to Green Party Autumn 2014 conference at Aston university, 5-8 September. This was the party’s opportunity to hear from the newly elected Deputy Leaders, Amelia Womack and myself. We had been

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Posted in Climate Change, Democratic Politics, Elections, Society

The Politics of Imagination: Some Twitter Reaction

To accompany full article, The Politics of Imagination: Green Party Empowered by Conference Speech An activist imagining what the Deputy Leader result could mean for Green politics: .@TheGreenParty is the first English Party to have a BME Deputy leader. Progress

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Posted in Democratic Politics

West Hendon Estate Direct Action: First Small Victory

On Saturday 13 September, residents came out in force to assert their claim to be able to live in a peaceful, clean neighbourhood, without the noise and pollution impact of construction work on their doorstep. The neighbourhood was West Hendon

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Posted in Democratic Politics, Natural World

National Demonstration in Pictures: Stop the Massacre in Gaza 26 July 2014

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Posted in Democratic Politics, International

Cricklewood Cries Out Against Facism: Because We’re Human Beings

On 19 July 2014, a small ragbag of far right nationalists and Islamophobes (under the banner of the South East Alliance) returned to Cricklewood, ostensibly to protest at an office of the Muslim Brotherhood at 133 Broadway (which police have

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Posted in Democratic Politics

Shahrar Ali interview on Air Pollution and Public Transport: (with Media trainer)

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Posted in Climate Change, Transport

Opening Address to Association of Green Councillors: Political Vocation and Internal Motivation

Main points made: Green Politics not a career but a vocation GM crops partly brought me into the Green Party. We’ve reached a tipping point in terms of climate change because we’re running out of time. Great discussion today about

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Green Party Urges Cessation of Violence and End to Collective Punishment of Gazans

On 11 July Dr Shahrar Ali, Green Party spokesperson on International Affairs, commented on the crisis in Gaza: “It is with dismay and shock that we witness the latest air assaults on the Gazan population by Israel. The unconscionable kidnap and

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Posted in International

PRIDE 2014: Rained Out Riot of Colour

Fantastic diversity at the London Pride 2014 on 28 June. No dampening of spirits or resolve of purpose, despite the heavy rain. GP LGBTIQ Greens also joined the march.

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No To Austerity March in Pictures: A Peaceful Riot of Colour

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