Green Party

The Greens are coming for the Tories

19 August 2023 9:00 am

So far, Keir Starmer has been unmoved by complaints from left-wingers that his policies differ little from those of Boris…

Green parties are facing a reality check

3 September 2022 9:00 am

How pleasant it is to watch an idea fall apart. Especially when it is an idea held by people you…

The SNP-Green alliance is a victory for the cranks

13 August 2021 4:13 pm

The SNP’s nationalist outriders, the Scottish Green party, are reported to be within touching distance of agreeing the terms of…

The growing extremism of France's Green party

29 June 2021 5:16 pm

On Sunday evening I met three left-leaning French friends for a picnic in a Parisian park. We’d hardly begun the…

Why are the Greens so opposed to the hydrogen economy?

20 May 2021 6:50 pm

As the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow approaches, it is only to be expected that charities, lobbyists, special interest groups…

Has Starmer already missed his chance?

5 April 2021 10:00 pm

Hindsight is the easiest weapon to employ in politics — as Keir Starmer of all people should know. When you…

The Green party is missing a trick

2 March 2021 10:53 pm

The British left is moribund. The Labour party’s ratings are sliding under Sir Keir Starmer, aka ‘Captain Hindsight’, as he…

Green scare: Labour should stop chasing the eco vote

11 February 2021 5:30 pm

Should the Labour party be worried about the Greens? Some Labour activists think so. The Greens have just become the…

Sunday shows round-up: Jeremy Corbyn- There will be a great deal of movement

18 November 2019 3:43 am

Jeremy Corbyn – ‘I want a close relationship’ with the EU The Labour leader was Andrew Marr’s chief guest of…

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Inside the eco-socialist paradise of the Green party primary

18 September 2019 2:52 am

The Green party’s 2016 presidential ticket, headed by Jill Stein, captured just about 1 percent of the national popular vote,…

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Get ready: these climate change talks might actually do something

28 November 2015 9:00 am

The Prince of Wales is right, and I appreciate that this isn’t something people say very often. Now and again,…

Welcome to Miliband country: how Labour would wreck rural life

2 May 2015 9:00 am

A ‘progressive alliance’ would be a profound threat to rural life

Why I'd never own a rabbit hutch – or vote Green

2 May 2015 9:00 am

‘I suppose,’ said my dad philosophically, ‘I could always vote Green.’ ‘Oh, for goodness sake! Not you as well!’ I…

The Green party isn’t nearly tough enough on Ancient Greece

14 March 2015 9:00 am

The Green party’s manifesto appears to make saving the planet only a small element in its otherwise painfully unoriginal agenda.…

How to make Ukip supporters love green policies

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Few people know this, but hidden within the FedEx logo, between the E and the x, there is a small…

Calling the Green party socialist is an insult to socialists

31 January 2015 9:00 am

The Green party has been likened to a watermelon: green on the outside and red on the inside. But that…

Brighton has become an object lesson in why it is a disaster to vote Green

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Brighton council’s disastrous experiments should serve as a warning to the whole country against voting Green