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British Green Party leaders speak out on police infiltration

Gregg Jocoy at Green Party Watch:

Mark Easton of the BBC reports on Mark Kennedy, a police officer who “infiltrated” environmental groups in Great Britain. Kennedy apparently lied to environmental activists about his identity, interests and goals, and found himself in the leadership of some of these groups, even handling meetings and finances.… Read more ...

Another Green World: Greens go Orange!

From Another Green World via On The Wilder Side:

The London Guantánamo Campaign will hold a silent vigil to mark the 9th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo Bay on Tuesday, 11 January 2011, from 1-2pm, at the top of Trafalgar Square (opposite the National Gallery). All London MPs and MEPs have been invited.… Read more ...

Caroline Lucas interview in The Guardian

Posted by Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Aida Edamariam at The Guardian has an interview with Caroline Lucas, who recently became the Green Party of England and Wales’ first member of parliament:

Whatever you think of the Greens, it would have been hard not to feel that one of the few truly inspiring moments in last week’s election came at about 6am on Friday 7 May, when, in a hall on the cold seafront, Green party leader Caroline Lucas was declared MP for Brighton Pavilion, with a 1,200 majority.

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GPUS: ‘If Greens can win a seat in the UK, we can win one or more seats in Congress here in America’

Press release from the Green Party national HQ emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

US Greens congratulate Caroline Lucas, the UK’s first Green Party
member of Parliament, on her election victory

• Colombian Green presidential candidate Antanas Mockus holds a strong lead in polls, may become the first Green Party head of a national government

• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on foreign policy http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-foreign-policy.php… Read more ...

UK Green Party Opposes Gay Marriage Ban in Places of Worship

Posted at Third Party and Independent Daily:

From the Digital Journal:

Britain’s Green Party has become the first and so far only political grouping to officially support an end to the ban on civil partnerships being conducted in places of worship. When civil partnerships for same-sex couples became active in 2005, it was specifically stated that no religious building or religious language should be used, which has led to campaigns by several groups since then.… Read more ...

UK Green Party Activist Addresses the GPNYS

Matthew Wootton, a member of the Green Party of England and Whales, recently addressed the State Committee of the Green Party of NYS. At the Daily Planet, Wootton reflected on his experience and the state of the party in the US and worldwide.  Some excerpts:

Recently I was lucky enough to attend and speak at a State Committee meeting for the New York state Green Party.

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