Author Archives: Alex Powell


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*Rights & Democracy*

The Greens must stand in the Copeland by-election

  I’ve been a somewhat sceptical supporter of a progressive alliance, but the Greens simply must stand in Copeland. It would be to the detriment of both us and the…
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*Society*

Globally things seem bleak, but at the grassroots, there’s hope

Photo by FOES and Maverick On Saturday, 15,000 students and lecturers, including myself, marched through central London. We were taking part in a demo against tuition fees and the Governments…
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*Rights & Democracy*

It’s human, not ‘British’, rights that we must fight for

The ECHR- by Flickr user 'Outlandos ' Creative Commons license: ’s be honest: many of us dislike the actions taken by the current Conservative government. However, nothing is more stomach…
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Why I’m backing Amelia Womack for re-election

Amelia Womack is one of the candidates for the Green Party deputy leadership   So, here we have it, the final few days of voting in The Green Party leadership…
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