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Comment: The knives are out for the Green party

Molly argues that opponents of the Green Party are using figures dressed up as irrefutable truths to try and discredit a Party whose principle intention is to create a fairer and more equal society.

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Joy of Tax

The Joy of Tax: Tax may not sound sexy, but it is the price we pay for being part of a civilised society, argues Molly Scott Cato

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Scrapping EU Air Pollution and Waste Recycling Laws Would Be Folly

An article written jointly with Keith Taylor in which both MEPs defend two important but threatened EU packages on ‘clean air’ and the ‘circular economy (waste)’.

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The Pope of the poor and the Seven Deadly Sins of banking practice

Whether you choose the religious terminology of sin or the secular language of social harm, it is clear that banks have not been helping the poor but have focused on the wealthy few.

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Waging peace in an era of militarisation

Published on Remembrance Day, Molly argues that the militarisation of society has become normalised and that war and its thousands of victims have become part of the scenery of our lives. She suggests there is a risk that the red poppy itself, that poignant symbol of loss and respect, is being hijacked by a particular interpretation of what it means to be patriotic.

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