Green Politics

Ideological Fallout on the Left Has Become a Real Possibility

Sam Mercer | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics
Sam Mercer

Accusations that the Labour Party has moved away from socialism are not new. However many thought that 'Red' Ed Miliband, son of Marxist writer Ralph, would take his party back to the Left. However, there were fears that the heavy New Labour presence within the party would halt this.

With a New Leader, Where Next for the Greens?

Matthew Goodwin | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Politics
Matthew Goodwin

For political parties, the arrival of a new leader is often a catalyst for change. Aside from election defeats, a change of leadership has often been shown to spark a period of internal discussion and -ultimately- change of direction. It is for these reasons that a change in the leadership of the Green Party -which has passed from the popular and well-known Caroline Lucas to the almost unknown Natalie Bennett is worth a closer look.