Did the Progressive Alliance cause the 55% slump in 2017 Green votes as compared with 2015? No, but Caroline Lucas has been leading us in the wrong direction.
This is a last ditch appeal to the Green Party leadership. It is not primarily a criticism, but I do believe that Caroline has been following a path which was bound to lead to just this disaster.
Please read my last three blogs, 8th, 10th and 18th June, but here is a recap of how we got where we are:
In 1973 (what became) the Green Party was formed in response to the MIT warnings
in ‘Limits to Growth’
that we were reaching the limits of the ecosphere to cope with human economic activity.
I joined, pointing out to the founder members’ alarm, that they had just formed a wildly socialist party, because the ‘steady state’ economy…