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#GE2015: let’s play fantasy constitution while suffering under a broken reality

We live in ‘broken Britain’, but not as the Sun and David Cameron’s pre-2010 phrase intended, of social decay and the mythical dysfunction of the poor and unfortunate. We have a broken and unequal economy, managed by broken politicians, in a broken electoral system, in broken political and economic...


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#GE2015: Blue & Green backs a red, yellow and green policy coalition around sustainability

As the national press still feels it’s their role to anoint the party of their proprietor’s choice, Blue & Green will play along. We care about democracy and the environment. Vote for Policies has gathered 718,000 votes as of midday today so we are ready to make our call...


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#GE2015: Still unsure on who to vote for?

After months and months of electioneering many voters are still unsure on who to vote for. Fear not, Blue & Green Tomorrow is here to hold your hand through the most keenly fought election in twenty years. Reading our Guide to Sustainable Democracy might shed some light, as a...


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#GE2015: Will Northern Ireland Vote for Policies?

We take our daily look at the position of constituencies in Vote for Policies excellent election policy-matching tool. They have recently released the policies of Northern Ireland party policies and have gathered 383 surveys so far. This compares to 648,000 in England, 32,000 in Scotland and 27,000 in Wales....


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Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane would be proud of the British press

100 years ago today the legendary Orson Welles was born. Seventy-four years after the release of his first and greatest film, Citizen Kane, we can only wonder what the eponymous lead and the real men that were his inspiration, (Hearst, Pullizter and Northcliffe) would make of the role of...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 6 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Lord Stern calls for countries to raise ambition of climate pledges Carmaker Tesla backs renewables with move into battery market ‘New era’...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 5 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Church of England divests from coal and tar sands Climate change will make UK heat waves 13 time more likely #GE2015: Most...


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Modern Magna Carta: FINE

In the lead up to the 800th Magna Carta Anniversary this year Ashley Summers takes a look at the original and a series of modern ‘versions’ of the Magna Carta from the US Constitution to the UN Declaration of Human Rights and various conventions on climate change and sustainability, Magna Carta...


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#GE2015: Most popular policies from Vote for Policies (Part two)

On Wednesday at 1800 we will publish the People’s Manifesto 2015. This will be based on the hundreds of thousands of you who have used the Vote for Policies survey to find which party’s policies most aligns your views and beliefs. To see 2010’s People’s Manifesto click here. This...


Polling station By Martin Bamford via Flickr

#GE2015: Most popular policies from Vote for Policies (Part one)

On Wednesday at 1800 we will publish the People’s Manifesto 2015. This will be based on the hundreds of thousands of you who have used the Vote for Policies survey to find which party’s policies most aligns your views and beliefs. To see 2010’s People’s Manifesto click here. This...


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#GE2015: Most popular policies from Vote for Policies (Scotland)

On Wednesday at 1800 we will publish the People’s Manifesto 2015. This will be based on the hundreds of thousands of you who have used the Vote for Policies survey to find which party’s policies most aligns your views and beliefs. To see 2010’s People’s Manifesto click here. This...


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Modern Magna Carta: The Earth Charter

In the lead up to the 800th Magna Carta Anniversary this year Ashley Summers takes a look at the original and a series of modern ‘versions’ of the Magna Carta from the US Constitution to the UN Declaration of Human Rights and various conventions on climate change and sustainability, Magna Carta...


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#GE2015: 10 Marginal Constituencies and Vote for Policies

Yesterday we looked at the East Midlands marginal of Lincoln. Today we look at ten most marginal constituencies that cover the main party battlefields. We look at the 2010 result and the Vote for Policies state of the parties. Today we look at the 2010 General Election result of ten...


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The Guide to Sustainable Democracy 2015

With less than a week to go until the 2015 General Election we launch Blue & Green Tomorrow’s second Guide to Sustainable Democracy. With articles looking at how we could make our democracy more sustainable and parties’ manifestos, the guide should certainly provide readers with food for thought ahead...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 1 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Medical students call for health research funders to divest from fossil fuels General election: attention given to sustainability in campaigns criticised #GE...



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