Green Party

The Spectator Podcast: The truth about plastic

18 January 2018 17:43

On this week’s episode, we investigate the truth about plastic, the environmental enemy du jour in 2018. We also try…

Samantha Cameron reveals which opposition party she backs

10 September 2017 0:58

Before David Cameron became Prime Minister in the 2010 election, he was dealt a setback when his old chum Ed…

Voting Green is about feeling morally superior to lesser mortals

22 April 2017 15:41

In this, as in all things, Paul Keating was right. It was the former Aussie Prime Minister, a Beethoven of…

The future looks bright for Libertarians

13 October 2016 15:00

Not long ago, America’s Libertarians—that’s capital-L, the pros—were ecstatic. Never before had their party nominated such a heavy-hitting presidential ticket.…

Green Party struggles to get to grips with its minimum wage

21 September 2016 17:04

It’s difficult being a Lefty. You come up with principled positions and stances and then people expect you to stand by…

Caroline Lucas could breathe new life into the Greens

2 September 2016 16:52

Winning the Green Party leadership race on a joint ticket makes Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley the first ever job…

The Spectator podcast: David Cameron’s purge of the posh

4 June 2016 10:20

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The Spectator podcast: David Cameron’s purge of the posh

2 June 2016 7:58

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Green Party MEP accuses BBC of bias over party broadcast

7 April 2016 8:21

These days the BBC can’t seem to get anything right. On top of regularly riling Brexit-ers with ‘EU bias’, the corporation has…

Green MEP defends ‘loony’ rabbit hutch policy

29 June 2015 17:14

When the Green Party revealed their manifesto ahead of the general election, they were the subject of much ridicule as…

The new Lib Dem party strategy: drown voters in leaflets

6 May 2015 14:44

If you want an idea of how exhausting this election has been for some voters in marginals, just watch this…

Russell Brand says vote (but not for Ed Miliband)

1 May 2015 14:22

At a recent screening of his new capitalism documentary the Emperor’s New Clothes, Russell Brand, the revolutionary who refuses to…

The Greens’ regressive message has lost them student votes

27 April 2015 13:09

‘If you’re not a socialist before you’re twenty-five, you have no heart; if you are a socialist after twenty-five, you…

What’s more disturbing than a group of discredited old Nazis? The Green Party

20 April 2015 16:05

Yesterday’s Mail on Sunday had an interesting account of a meeting in London of Nazis, neo-Nazis, British National Party types and anti—Semites…

Who would have thought the Greens would be so rubbish with rubbish in Brighton?

18 April 2015 10:00

On Thursday Natalie Bennett spoke during the BBC Challengers’ Debate of the positive change Caroline Lucas has brought to British politics…

What ‘large quantities of goods’ can Natalie Bennett be shifting around?

17 April 2015 17:36

On the subject of politicians using language effectively, the funniest quote of today has to go to Green leader Natalie…

If level-headed Oxford graduates are voting Green, what hope is there?

15 April 2015 13:08

I’m disappointed that Ed Balls’s suggestion that the Office of Budget Responsibility should audit the parties’ manifestos was never taken…

The Green Party manifesto reads like a pamphlet for a religious sect

15 April 2015 10:35

Of all the contradictory ideas in the Green Party’s manifesto, I love their plan to raise the age of criminal…

The Green Party’s animal policies: where the ridiculous outweighs the sensible

14 April 2015 18:45

Lo, the official Green Party manifesto was released, and the animals they did rejoice. Or did they? The British Association for…

The General Election 2015 viral video chart

14 April 2015 13:24

Last week, the Greens released ‘Change the Tune’, a party political broadcast on YouTube. It features actors playing Cameron, Clegg, Miliband…