Not before the children? Low media coverage for Corbyn’s environmental policies
The Protecting Our Planet manifesto, launched on 7th August at the eco-hub at Kings Cross in Central London, was covered well by the Ecologist and the Independent plus two business sustainability sites. We quote from the Ecologist:
Promoting the well being of our planet, its people and ecosystems must be at the heart of the Labour Party’s vision of a fairer, more prosperous future.
“There is an electoral dimension. To win, we must show we have a modern vision of an innovative country that has a new idea of prosperity and success.
“Our collective aspirations must lie with a greener vision of Britain. And we must reach out to those voters who care deeply about the environment if we are to build the electoral alliance we need.
“Climate change is a threat to our very existence. Tackling climate change will only be effective if social justice is at the heart of the solutions we propose”. After quoting Pope Francis the following aims were listed:
“Perhaps the most likely – and intriguing – scenario to that coming to pass would be a coalition between a Corbyn-led Labour, the Liberal Democrats under the auspices of social democrat leftie Tim Farron, the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens”. He ends: “Now that really would scare the Daily Mail readers!”
It would disturb most corporate interests and their political dependents even more.
Posted on August 26, 2015, in Admirable politician, Conflict of interest, Corporate political nexus, Democracy undermined, Economy, Energy, Environment, Government, Health, Planning, Secret State, Transport, Vested interests and tagged Climate change, Coalition, Ecologist, electoral alliance, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Party, Protecting Our Planet manifesto. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.