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Do Recent Political Events Signal the End of Neo-liberalism?

The Austrian Presidential election last week appears to have bucked the trend in a year of political victories for the right, indeed the far right. The left leaning and former Green, Alexander van der Bellen, defeated Norbert Hofer the far right cand...
by London Green Left on Dec 9, 2016

Voter choice the loser in Richmond by-election say Electoral Reform Society

Commenting on the Richmond by-election, Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society, said:In all the excitement of the Richmond by-election, one thing has gone missing – and that’s voter choice. Because of our broken electoral sy...
by wembleymatters on Dec 2, 2016

A homogeneous Green Party leadership?

The possible new Green Party leadership trioThe results of the Green Party leadership will be announced at the Green Party Conference in Birmingham today and I am 99% sure that Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley will be crowned as the new co-leaders...
by wembleymatters on Sep 2, 2016

Alleged Tory Election Expenses Fraud Should Lead to 33 By-Elections

The Independent reports that the judge who has granted Kent police more time to fully investigate the allegations of fraud in the Parliamentary seat of South Thanet, at last year’s general election, said that if it is proven, a by-election would ne...
by London Green Left on Jun 2, 2016

Should the Greens join a ‘Progressive Alliance’ at the next General Election?

In what is apparently the first of a series open letters to UK ‘progressive parties’ written by Neal Lawson, Chair of the Labour Party grouping ‘Compass’, and published at Open Democracy, argues that the Greens should join such an alliance.La...
by London Green Left on May 20, 2016

The ugly face of Brexit

The post The ugly face of Brexit appeared on Socialist Unity.
by Socialist Unity on May 20, 2016

In whose name?

The pathetic and ridiculous over reaction by the Vote Leave campaign over the decision by ITV to invite Nigel Farage to debate the EU with David Cameron reveals an insight into the way in which such debates and hustings are … Continue reading &...
by IanChisnall on May 12, 2016

Video: Brent & Harrow GLA candidates make their pitch at Mapesbury Hustings

As I am the Green Party election agent for Jafar Hassan I will let the video speak for itself. The six Brent and Harrow GLA candidates were granted roughly equal time at the beginning and end of the Mapra hustings.The Q&A went a little awry in te...
by wembleymatters on Apr 20, 2016

Brent and Harrow GLA Candidates named

The £1,000 deposit appears to have kept out any minor independent candidates in the Brent and Harrow GLA Constituency. The candidates announced today (in alphabetical order) are:Rathy Alagaratnam UK - Independence Party UKIPJoel Davison Conservative...
by wembleymatters on Apr 1, 2016

Will UKIP Cease to Exist after the EU Referendum?

As the moment approaches for which the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) have dreamed about for over twenty years, that is, the referendum on the UK’s continued, or not, membership of the European Union (EU), what lies ahead for the party af...
by London Green Left on Mar 30, 2016

The un-democrats

The argument that the EU is un-democratic appears to have gained a great deal of traction and resonance amongst many people as we look forward to the referendum in exactly 13 weeks time. In my own view this is only … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Mar 24, 2016

Time for an integrity check

Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP for our region is backing the Brexit campaign, along with a number of other Conservative MEPs including Syed Kamall, MEP for London and also the leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament. Add to these R...
by IanChisnall on Mar 22, 2016

There is no progressive or left wing case for Brexit

The timing of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU – June 23rd – could not be better for those on the right and far right of the country’s political spectrum. With a refugee crisis of biblical proportions lapping up on Eur...
by Socialist Unity on Mar 6, 2016

Why Greens Should Vote to Leave the EU

This is an extract from a much longer piece written by Larry O'HaraThe onward march of ever greater EU centralization and the growing (if covert) influence of shadowy pressure groups like the European Round Table of Industrialists (hereafter ERT) has...
by London Green Left on Mar 1, 2016

Greens are the most Left Wing Major Political Party in the UK

A survey was conducted by academics at Queen Mary University London and Sussex University (in association with YouGov) just after the General Election last year, seems to show that the voters in Britain think the Green Party is most left wing major p...
by London Green Left on Jan 16, 2016

An unpredictable year

In todays Observer Andrew Rawnsley writes of a year of schisms and conflict for our two largest parties, which could potentially lead to the collapse of both of these dominant and arrogant organisations. While Labour currently has a much larger mem...
by IanChisnall on Jan 10, 2016

Brexit and stateless nations: why does Cornwall have Eurosceptics? - Nationalia

Brexit and stateless nations: why does Cornwall have Eurosceptics? - Nationalia...
by The Cornish Republican on Jan 8, 2016

The problem with leadership

In the same week that Douglas Carswell has been filmed and interviewing calling for a change at the helm of UKIP, the Charity Commission has published a paper arguing that organisations (Charities in their case) must avoid allowing a dominant …...
by IanChisnall on Dec 18, 2015

Kensal Green By-election Result

Chris Alley Conservative 255Jumbo Chan Labour 931Sarah Dickson Lib Dem 417Jafar Hassan Green Party 102Juliette Nibbs UKIP 38 Labour achieved 53% of the vote.Turnout 20.3%FULL RESULT...
by wembleymatters on Dec 17, 2015

The Lucas / Corbyn Love Affair Ends Over EU Membership Referendum

I don’t know whether Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader of the Labour Party, reads this blog, but his strategy for the upcoming referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU) now appears to be remarkably similar to what I recommended he...
by London Green Left on Sep 15, 2015


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