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The Greens will remain marginalised while they themselves marginalise and idealise

The reasons The Greens remain a marginal alternative party are:

1. They exclude those not ideologically 'green', so alienation keeps them alienated from the mainstream

2. They do not translate their idealistic ideology into pragmatic shovel-ready policy initiatives with dollar values and immediate costed implementation plans; so they remain perceived as a futurist think tank, not regarded as a real-time alternative executive government.

Greens to put Senate motion for an independent inquiry into population growth

Decades overdue, but, nevertheless, welcome, the Greens are to introduce, into the Senate, a motion calling for the establishment of an independent National Inquiry into Australia's Population to 2050.

What you can do: contact your Senators (Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, WA, NT) and ask that they support this motion. Please let us know of any responses or lack of. Join, campaign and vote for, a party opposed to population growth. Put pro-growth parties last on your ballot form. See also: "Greens call for population inquiry" of 14 Mar 10 on ABC news Online, Greens' Senate media page, "Are the Greens a real alternative?" of 9 Mar 10, the Stable Population Party of Australia, the New Australia Party, Animal Justice Party.

Gunns' exploitative arrogance maintains it will sue anyone to protect its ‘commercial interests’

Last month, on 29th January 2010, Tasmania's infamous corporate logger, Gunns Ltd, dropped its multi-million dollar defamation suit against the remaining 13 environmental activitists protesting against its immoral pulp mill logging threat to Tasmania's old growth native forests.

But Gunn's Neanderthal arrogance persists. According to Gunns 13 spokesperson Warrick Jordan, "the world needs to know..that Gunns continues to sue Tasmanians who oppose their environmental vandalism.” [Tasmanian Times].

Population - Mr Rudd – When do we stop? - Bob Brown, Greens

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown says Prime Minister Rudd should explain what the end effect of population growth to affect economic prosperity will be. "No world leader can ignore the planet's population burden. There were 3 billion people when Kevin Rudd was born. There are 6.8 billion now. There will be 9 billion by mid-century. This population boom is not economic wisdom, it is a recipe for planetary exhaustion and great human tragedy."
"We need the wisdom to have economic growth with a steady-state population at most - this is the new common sense," Senator Brown said. See also inside full text of Matters of Public importance speech by Senator Brown on population numbers.

Bob Brown on Brown Mountain and Greens Population Policy Wednesday 28 Jan - Report

At a press conference about Brown Mountain today (midday on Wednesday 28 January), Greens Senator, Bob Brown, decried the fact that amateurs are doing work which is a Victorian government responsibility, discovering and documenting endangered wildlife at Brown Mountain. Brown also spoke with confidence on the need for an environmental population policy for Australia.

Oz Parliament: Bob Brown moves for sane population policy: See who voted for & against growth

Courageous Australian Green Senator, Bob Brown, defies the consensus of oppression and makes history by calling members of the growth-mad Australian parliament to vote for a population policy which would take into account world projections, current resource consumption, climate change, Australia's inability to host exponential population growth, and the well-being of future generations and life on earth.

Australian Greens leader questions population growth

On 16 September Greens Senator Bob Brown asked of Senator Chris Evans, who as Immigration Minister on 16 May, increased further Australia's already record high immigration numbers at the behest of business leaders: Did his Government have a population policy? Senator Evans admitted that his Government did not.

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