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Shahrar Ali selected as Green Party’s No.3 for London Assembly 2016: ERSL Recount result 12 Nov 2015

Shahrar Ali selected as Green Party’s No.3 candidate for London Assembly list election 2016. Deputy Leader confirmed as No.3 list candidate on London Green Party Recount at ERSL, 12 Nov 2015 Shahrar Ali, number three on the Greens London assembly

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Green Party condemns Kiev bloodshed

Following the violent storming of the ‘Maidan’ protest camp by police in Kiev last night, 19 Feb, Shahrar Ali, Green Party spokesperson on International Affairs, said: “The peace-loving, rights-bearing people of Europe learn today, with increasing horror and trepidation, of

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Green Party Descends Upon UKBA at Kensal Green: Unreasonable Suspicion Inspires Indignation

On 31 July, a day after the raid tactics of UKBA officers at Kensal Green station, Martin Francis and Shahrar Ali of Brent Green Party were out in force in the early morning rush hour. We distributed several hundred public

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SOAS Justice for Cleaners Rally: Letter from Lenin

On 4 July 2013, workers, their family and supporters, and speakers, converged on the steps of SOAS to demand pay and conditions for cleaners equal to that of other staff in SOAS. We heard from representatives of the student body

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Green Party meets China Overseas Friendship Association

On 1 July, representatives of the Green Party met with a delegation of the China Overseas Friendship Association at party HQ. The group wished to meet with representatives of political parties in the UK, including the Greens, as part of a two

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UK Doing Nothing to Save Shaker, Everything to say Nothing: Grotesque, Kafkaesque

On 24 April 2013, Jane Ellison MP and 117,445 signatories secured a Private Members Debate in the Commons (Watch or Transcript). This was direct democracy in action, armed by MPs with a moral conscience. The e-petition, Return Shaker Aamer to

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Helfrich’s Common Cause: But No Consensus on Consensus

On 21 March 2013, I attended a talk at SEES by Silke Helfrich, entitled “A world that works for everyone”, coorganised by the School of Commoning and the Green Party. I found the evening intellectually stimulating, but not, alas, intellectually rewarding. For sure, the

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