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Pragmatism vs principle: the Green Party’s dilemma

ANALYSIS: James Shaw quietly confident of regaining co-leadership of the Green Party.

NBR columnist Brent Edwards speaks with Jonathan Mitchell.

Brent Edwards Thu, 28 Jul 2022

Political parties born out of a background of activism always face the dilemma of balancing political pragmatism with political principle.

This is the challenge the Green Party has repeatedly faced and one narrative of the vote at the party’s AGM which removed James Shaw from the co-leadership –

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