Worthing Green Party Blog

Why you don't have to be "green" to vote Green

Caroline Ponto, 03 May 2017

10 reasons why you don't need to be an eco-warrior to share Green values. We are not all die-hard, sandal-wearing environmentalists. Why the Green Party is a serious alternative to mainstream politics.

Othering: how easily it becomes "us" and "them"

Caroline Ponto, 21 December 2016

Exploring Brexit, Trump, PSPOs and the worrying predisposition humans have for hate. We’ve seen many examples of Othering in our history; strong feelings of “us” and “them” that cause division and hatred. It’s a very primal trait that manifests itself in a tribal response by humans to protect ourselves from danger and guard our possessions. However, the definitions by which we “Other” are often not so instinctive.

A27 expansion: an alternative vision for Worthing transport

Caroline Ponto, 24 November 2016

Our Worthing Green Party chair, Steve Carleysmtih, discusses the implications of a dual carriageway in Worthing. He proposes a sustainable approach with no road widening. As an alternative to building an intrusive motorway-style road through town, Worthing Green Party will work for the benefit of all residents - not just drivers - to promote a long-term sustainable transport policy.

The green elephant in the room: no one mention the “E” word

Caroline Ponto, 22 November 2016

"Surely, in such progressive times (I use this phrase with caution, post-Brexit and Trump), with instant international communications, access to the Internet and world news, superior technology and modern collective thinking, it’s obvious that as consumers our choices have an impact on the world around us. Isn’t it?" Caroline Ponto explores awkward moments, green guilt and careless consumerism.

Latest Blog posts:

Othering: how easily it becomes "us" and "them"

A27 expansion: an alternative vision for Worthing transport

The green elephant in the room: no one menton the "E" word

Why you don't have to be "green" to vote Green

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