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Chloe Swarbrick should stand strong in Auckland Central

Written By: - Date published: 6:07 am, July 17th, 2020 - 63 comments

Having two strong left wing women standing in an electorate is great for women, the left and New Zealand. It may also help us move away from macho politics towards both/and politics.

“Is there even a point in having the Greens anymore?”

Written By: - Date published: 12:31 pm, May 17th, 2020 - 104 comments

Yes lefties, there is, and it’s not rocket science.

“The government will never do that”

Written By: - Date published: 11:28 am, April 23rd, 2020 - 56 comments

Say it out loud: Degrowth.

Why we save rivers

Written By: - Date published: 7:15 am, August 29th, 2019 - 47 comments

An application to dam the Waitaha River on the West Coast has been declined. When looking at how to meet human needs, we need to do better than ‘how much can we get away with taking from nature?’

photo – Zak Shaw

Arrival

Written By: - Date published: 11:28 am, October 9th, 2017 - 61 comments

Incognito writes about the need for a new narrative in politics and how the Green movement is providing one that takes us beyond neoliberalism and unfettered capitalism.

Indigenous and green politics require changes in perspectives

Written By: - Date published: 12:17 pm, October 3rd, 2017 - 9 comments

One of our key political challenges now is to broaden the understanding of what matters.

Dirty Politics 2017 style

Written By: - Date published: 10:33 am, September 28th, 2017 - 168 comments

The Greens aren’t going to support a National government, so why is there so much push to make it look like it might happen?

Speaking of mothers

Written By: - Date published: 1:28 pm, September 5th, 2017 - 31 comments

There’s a direct relationship between how badly we treat mothers and how much we exalt neoliberalism.

James Shaw: “I completely support what Metiria has done”

Written By: - Date published: 8:42 am, August 8th, 2017 - 277 comments

Shaw in his own words on where the party is at.

Can a national park be a person?

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, September 6th, 2016 - 17 comments

While New Zealand trashes its water and argues over whether we are allow to say ‘dairy cow’ at the same time, this 1 min video on The Guardian Facebook page about the Rights of Nature in NZ gets 2.4 million views

Is US Green Party’s Jill Stein the new people’s champion?

Written By: - Date published: 12:43 pm, July 28th, 2016 - 109 comments

Plus she makes Fox News reporters’ heads explode.

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