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The People’s Assembly Against Austerity – University of York Green Party Report Back

Over 4000 gathered in Westminster Central Hall in London on Saturday for the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, the largest anti-cuts conference since the recession began. The day aimed to be one of ‘discussion and debate’ focusing on how to ‘turn

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UoY Greens Back Budget Day Protests and Strike Action

The University of York Green Party has voted to support the budget day strike action taking place this Wednesday, which will see thousands of members of the Public and Commercial Services union walk out over stagnant wages. The vote is

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University of York Greens Add Support to New Anti-Austerity Initiative

The University of York Green Party voted on Wednesday to support the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, a newly launched initiative which aims to build a united anti-austerity movement in Britain. The launch of the project, headed by the Coalition of

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The Green Party and Class – some reflections on the leadership survey

The response to the University of York Green Party’s leadership election survey on class has been fantastic. So far over half a thousand people have read the survey, and it has caused a significant stir both in blogs and the

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University of York Green Party Launch ‘Leadership Class Survey’

Despite positive steps forward, there is clearly a perception among the public that the Green Party is a ‘middle-class’ party. And there is a problem of class in wider politics too; the percentage of working-class people in Parliament and council

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