Back in December, New South Wales MP Jeremy Buckingham ripped up his membership at a press conference and quit the Greens describing the party as “toxic” and “no longer focused on the environment”.
Then last month, a long-term parliamentary staffer, Jack Gough, also resigned, claiming the hard-left faction in the NSW Greens is determined to focus on a quixotic campaign to dismantle capitalism, rather than environmental issues.
Now, a prominent councillor who was about to contest the federal seat of Bennelong has quit the Greens because she feels environmentalists are “not welcome” in the party. From The Daily Telegraph:
City of Ryde councillor Edwina Clifton said she quit the Greens in December because she did not believe the party had the “capacity to be effective” on climate change and environment issues.
“The internal fighting has pitted the environmentalists against those concerned with social issues,” she said…
“I think to a certain degree the #MeToo movement has been weaponised for political gain…
Too right. However, the Greens don’t even know what socialism is. It may be internationalist but it’s not about open borders to the benefit of globe trotting corporations.
Sadly, the identity politics Greens have become the useful idiots of blood-sucking capitalism via their extremist support for environmental and worker-destroying mass immigration. This has given the open borders right cover to arbitrage and lower labour costs across different countries and jurisdictions.
Someone should sue the Greens to get the name back.
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