Over the last few weeks, I’ve been talking climate with each of the Greens’ co-leadership candidates. This is the fourth of four posts. You can read what Kevin said here, what James said here, and what Gareth said here. This is where we live. We’re poisoning it. And we can stop it. – Vernon Vernon […]Read more "Talking climate with Vernon Tava"
Parties can persuade voters two ways. People will vote for you if you sell them a compelling, vivid picture of a finer world and persuade them their vote will help make it happen. We can pull voters towards us. But people will also vote for you if you persuade them that not voting for you will wreak […]Read more "Better Green storytelling not sudden transformation"
Yesterday, a third candidate entered the race to become the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand’s male co-convenor: Vernon Tava. He is running as an out of Parliament candidate on a platform that the Greens should be a party of sustainability, not a party of the left. We should, he suggests, strive to hold the balance of […]Read more "The Green Party belongs out front, not dead centre"