Society

Rose Humphries has been campaigning with Anyone’s Child, the international network working for drug policy reform, since she lost two sons to heroin overdoses. As a member of the Green Party’s drugs policy working group, she explains why the Greens are calling for big changes to UK laws to prevent more families being torn apart by inadequate and dangerous drug policy.

It’s easy to despair at the state of the world, but Green MEP Molly Scott Cato highlights 10 reasons to be cheerful.
The rising cost of rail travel is unacceptable in a time of climate chaos
Green MEP Gina Dowding calls on cultural institutions to stop providing cover for climate-wrecking fossil fuel companies
City Hall has agreed a motion to cease the spraying of glyphosate weedkiller in London
Using peat compost can generate significant carbon emissions and contribute to global warming
What are the arguments for Universal Basic Income? Bill Shutt examines the Green Party’s policy proposal
Activists disrupt traffic in London, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds and Glasgow to urge action on the climate emergency
The idea of a basic income is gaining traction, but we need to test the waters before we dive in