Greens

The Best Policy?

Tony Schumacher | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Politics
Tony Schumacher

I know it sounds daft (although not as daft as The Greens' housing policies) but before we jump up and down and crucify her (I may already be a bit late) let me make my argument.

Natalie Bennett's Apology For 'Excruciating' Media Interviews Comes Too Late

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Politics

Natalie Bennett has been forced to issue a grovelling apology to her party after a series of "excruciating" media interviews overshadowed her party's ...

The Green Party's Well-Meaning Naivety Ought To Concern Us All

Joseph Miles | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Joseph Miles

The Green Party have sometimes been described as the "UKIP of the Left". Are you bored with your old party? Do you want to trade it in for a shinier new model? Say goodbye to all those stuffy old politicians from the Westminster old boys' club; the Green Party is for you...

Dave Has Even More Conditions Before He'll Do The TV Debates Again

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has indicated that he will only agree to the televised leader debates if they take place earlier than suggested and also include parties...

The Young Are the Future and it Is Green

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

It is gratifying to see that the young are showing the rest of us how democracy should really work. We need to concentrate on policies and not the way politicians speak, or dress, or loyalty to a party as if it were a football team. They are saying we want a real change; we want a vision that encompasses our duty to fellow human beings, and our connections with others beyond our borders, and our moral duty to those less fortunate, to the poor and vulnerable.

Trident Debate: All Weapons Now Point to the Election

Serena Cowdy | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Politics
Serena Cowdy

This week, I sat in the public gallery of the House of Commons, to watch an Opposition Day debate on the UK's Trident nuclear weapons programme. Sometimes I like to sit in the gallery, instead of watching on TV at home, because it means you get to see lots more fascinating things.

'What Are You Afraid Of, Boys?'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics

The Green Party has thrown down the gauntlet to the other party leaders over their seeming exclusion from the televised election debates asking them: ...

Clegg Refuses To Back Green Party In Debates

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Politics

The Green Party is being used as an "alibi" to scupper the televised general election debates, Nick Clegg said as he declined to back their inclusion....

Asa Bennett

7 Utterly Depressing Things Rochester Has Taught Us About Party Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's Mark Reckless has romped to victory in the Rochester and Strood by-election, beating the Tories by 2,920, having secured 16,867 votes, or 42% o...

Barely Any Of You Seem To Support Nick Now...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg's efforts to rally the Liberal Democrat faithful have been awkwardly undermined as a new poll finds the party has slipped to fourth place. ...

Meet Lord Hill, Cameron's City 'Poacher-Turned-Gamekeeper' In Brussels

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's European commissioner appointment Lord Hill, who has been put in charge of financial services, has drawn concern over his past in fina...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: A Big Political 'Cover Up'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday 7 July 2014... 1) A BIG POLITICAL 'COVER UP'? This is starting to get stomach-churning. From the Time...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Mili Vs Mandy

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on 26 September 2013... 1) MILI VS MANDY The backlash against Ed Miliband’s announcement in Brighton, that a ...

Wind Energy: Chalk It Up as a Loss

Ben Acheson | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

We have read how turbines impact human health and after years of mockery from pro-wind groups, we now have the first peer-reviewed, science-based report confirming that turbines do have harmful impacts on humans...

Why You Should Eat Your Greens

Iain Mahony | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Iain Mahony

People look at me with confusion when they see the amount of kale and broccoli in my trolley - five a day is not wrong but it is certainly not right either. Make it your mission to eat that and more. If you are serious about being lean, happy and healthy these are essential.

The Radical Alternative

Natalie Bennett | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

As I write it is about eight hours since I was elected as the leader of the Green Party of England and Wales. It has been, happily, a whirl. An ITN interview, two BBC television slots, the BBC World at One, Sky TV, Australian radio, chats with a string of national newspaper journalists ... And there is bound to have been something I missed out on that list.

Tomorrow Never Comes (Unless You're Green)

Hugh Salmon | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

By emphasising their established long-term commitment to a better world for future generations and widening their sphere of interest, the Greens may have a brighter future than they think.