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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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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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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University of York drops to 126th Place in People and Planet Green League

Here’s a guest post by Phoebe Cullingworth about the University of York’s shocking Green League Result. It is the season of university league tables, and students are paying attention to every slip down the ladder and every climb. Next year

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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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