When Greens govern
21 April 2015
What are the chances of the Greens disappointing their supporters if they get into government? High, if the experience of their sister parties elsewhere in Europe is anything to go by, suggests Joseph Healy
How red are the Greens?
21 April 2015
What lies behind the Green surge – and to what extent can they be considered a new vehicle for the left? Andrew Dolan reports
Brighton Greens call for council tax referendum
17 January 2014
Green Party-led Brighton council is planning a referendum on whether to raise council tax, to avoid implementing the latest round of Tory cuts. Green MEP Keith Taylor gives his view
Jeremy Hardy thinks… about voting
19 December 2013
'The thing that surprises me is not that Westminster politics are found to be boring, but rather that so many journalists find them so interesting'
The pay dispute at Brighton council: a Green view
10 May 2013
Davy Jones, Green Party parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown, gives his view of a dispute that has caused huge debate among Green Party members in the city and across the country
A Brighton shade of Green
29 May 2010
What is the wider significance of the Greens' success in Brighton and how can they build on it? Hilary Wainwright caught up with the party's new MP Caroline Lucas as she set up office in Westminster
Oh yes, I’ve seen you on Question Time
7 May 2010
In a handful of seats, there is a real chance that left and green candidates could be elected as MPs. Andrea D'Cruz went to Birmingham to check up on Salma Yaqoob's campaign for Respect, and to Brighton and Lewisham to assess the Green Party's prospects
The rise of European Bobo politics
31 August 2009
Cohn-Bendit's Europe Ecologie victory in France emboldens the Green right across Europe but does it also mean the death of traditional green principles asks Leigh Philips
What’s the deal?
9 June 2009
Davy Jones talked to Caroline Lucas about the fate and future of the Green New Deal, which she helped to launch nearly a year ago along with the New Economics Foundation and others
A Green New Deal
21 January 2009
Jim Jepps and Rupert Read say the UK needs a 'Green New Deal' to tackle the 'triple crunch' of credit, oil prices and climate change
Socialism by stealth?
11 November 2007
Dave Osler argues the Green Party can never become a popular front for the achievement of socialism
A class act in Oxford
28 October 2007
A small left party, pro-working class and anti-multiculturalism, has been winning council seats on Britain's largest council estate. Zoe Jewell reports
There is no way forward for a coalition
1 August 2004
The Greens are a small party, with no mega sponsors and no state funding. We have to work quite hard for each vote we get, but that effort means a great deal to the people who give us their votes.
After 30 years, the Green Party comes of age
1 August 2003
Against the odds the Green Party is 30 years old. For those of us on the inside, getting past 1981 looked doubtful and it was perhaps both a surprise and a relief to reach the 1990s. The British political system has traditionally been unforgiving to new parties. But the party has survived, is growing and is making an electoral impact: it has seven MSPs, two MEPs and numerous councillors. Most important of all, it is now a party of the left.
Darker shades of green
23 August 2000
Derek Wall traces the thread of ecofascism through the Green movement's history