A “watermelon” Green
The Green Party is said to be made up of two political types. Some are environmentalists who have turned to politics – the ‘avocadoes’, green through and through; some are libertarian socialists who in a previous decade might have been in one of the marxist organisations – ‘watermelons’, green on the outside, red on the inside.
Today’s Morning Star carries a long think piece by Derek Wall, international co-ordinator of the Green Party, which warns: “Greens have a long way to go to transform British society and the danger of losing our radicalism must never be ignored. To guard against this, I feel a Marxist analysis is essential…” Definitely a watermelon.
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