Let’s stand up for what young people need!

Dear member, Shouldn’t education be a public good, not a private commodity? Shouldn’t the system promote equality and opportunity, not elitism and division? And surely young people shouldn’t have their lives frontloaded with debt? Let’s stand up for what matters to young people I’m writing from Sheffield University, where I’ve been speaking at the launch… Continue reading Let’s stand up for what young people need!

How often do you hear this on the BBC?

Watch the video here. How often do you hear something as bold as that from a politician on the BBC? Our co-leader Jonathan Bartley has spent his evening setting out our radical vision for British politics on Question Time. Just a few minutes ago, he was the only panelist to stand up for freedom of… Continue reading How often do you hear this on the BBC?

Another world is possible – Hope Not Hate Campaign

This is a personal blog post from the website caretaker – Vineeta. I volunteer at the local New Forest Green Party and attend as many meetings as possible. This month we have started a new ‘Green Drinks’ style event where local members and non-members can come and voice their thoughts related to the green issues. This… Continue reading Another world is possible – Hope Not Hate Campaign

Proportional Representation – Sign this Petition

In recent weeks, a petition for proportional representation for Westminster has reached 90,000. We need just 10,000 more to reach the 100,000 names needed to get the case for fairer votes heard in Parliament. If you haven’t already, please add your name now. With everything that’s happened in politics over the last year, it’s clear… Continue reading Proportional Representation – Sign this Petition

A way to beat climate Change

2006 PV panels on flat roof

Summary   This note sets out the authors understanding of the current position on climate change and describes the physical actions that will need to be taken to halt it. Although we are running out of time it is optimistic and outlines the simple straight forward and safe proven solutions that should really prevent the… Continue reading A way to beat climate Change

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Positive and hopeful 2017 by Caroline Lucas

Dear members, It’s just over 100 days since Donald Trump was elected US President. In that time he’s ripped up people’s fundamental rights and sought to deny climate change. He’s Theresa May’s new best friend and she’s had no qualms making an arms deal with a Turkish tyrant. We’ve also seen Stoke by-election candidates sink… Continue reading Positive and hopeful 2017 by Caroline Lucas