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University of York Greens Call for U-turn on Brighton Pay Cuts

The University of York Green Party joins Brighton Green Party members and Caroline Lucas MP in calling for Brighton and Hove Council to rethink plans to cut refuse workers’ pay by up to £4000 per year, which could have a

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No Need for a New Left Party – It’s Time to Build the Greens

The following is a guest post by Nick Devlin, Chair of the University of York Green Party. Following the release of ‘The Spirit of ‘45’, filmmaker Ken Loach has made a call for ‘a new party of the left’ to

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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 Green Party Spearheads TV Debate Campaign

For a party which polled third in the London Mayoral election last year, which has 140 Councillors, and which boasts an MP and two MEPs, it’s fair to say the Greens are widely ignored in the mainstream media. When it

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Leadership Class Survey – Full Results

Forward by Spin Pitman The results of the University of York Green Party Leadership Class Survey are in. I’d like to thank the dedication of our leadership candidates who responded swiftly to the survey at a very busy time during

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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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Leadership Election: Build the Greens as a Party for the North

It’s one of those jokes that has a distinct ring of truth to it, but the phrase ‘dear leader’ is one used with not all that much tongue in cheek about Green Party leader and MP Caroline Lucas. It’s a

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