Category: Greens

GreensSociety

Back to the Future – the future of the Greens

Well, I am still far from finished and that is fine. We have prescribed ourselves a lot of talking, questioning and listening. However, it must be done correctly. As a political movement, we should surely not carry out opinion surveys and then implement the most popular answers. We are involved in politics because we want…

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GreensSociety

Listening to the people more attentively

It is all very well to be told that we have to listen to the people more attentively then they wouldn't elect Trump, Hofer and Le Pen and they wouldn't vote for Brexit. But what does this mean? Who is meant by the word "we"? What is listening more attentively? I am in Burgenland at…

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EuropeGreens

Europe is not enough

Group meeting in Brussels all week – we are taking some time out after Easter for in-depth discussions. The terrorist attacks, the refugee policy, #PanamaLeaks, TTIP and CETA, the permanent veto in the Council… we have plenty of reasons to take a retreat. We Greens have a special position in the spectrum of European political…

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