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Big Green Tent

Chris Napier

If the past few days have taught us anything, it’s that we get hung up on labels a bit too much. Some folks are uncomfortable with the Greens being closely linked to socialism, some people think they are inextricably so.   608 more words


Green Chat - Darren 'Loki' McGarvey

By Morvern Rennie


In which I get carried away and forget I’m doing an interview. 1,652 more words

Scottish Green Party

The Green Crossroads

Chris Napier

It’s been a hell of a few years for the Scottish Green Party.  From the decision to run a distinct Green Yes campaign during the independence referendum through growing the membership fivefold to last week’s Scottish Parliamentary election where the party received more votes than ever before for a second best ever return in terms of vote percentage and winning six MSPs – it’s been quite a ride. 869 more words


The Activist Trap.

Chris Napier

Political involvement is a strange thing. Invariably, you get involved because you care, because you’re passionate about a cause or an ideology, about making the world better in some way. 913 more words


Greens - fisting isn't the way forward.

The Familiar

A raft of recent articles have been discussing the Greens becoming a more overtly socialist party. I wholeheartedly disagree with that idea.

Not just because all that fisting makes me cringe. 489 more words


#SP16 Report Card

Chris Napier

I’ve taken a few days to reign in emotion and get my sleep pattern back to what approaches normal when you have two kids under the age of two, but this is my attempt to look objectively at the winners and losers of Thursday’s election and the merits of each campaign. 1,969 more words


Relaunching the Independence Campaign

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We ask you to read over this short statement of the Butterfly Rebellion’s intention to take up the First Minister’s call to build our government’s mandate for independence. 1,218 more words