Managing Burnout

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Chris Napier

A few weeks ago I was asked to speak about my experiences of activist burnout at the meeting of the Glasgow West-sub branch of the Scottish Green Party. This is a written version of what I said, with less rambling, less self deprecating humour and a few additional thoughts. Continue reading

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The Green Crossroads

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Chris Napier

It’s been a hell of a few years for the Scottish Green Party.  From the decision to run a distinct Green Yes campaign during the independence referendum through growing the membership fivefold to last week’s Scottish Parliamentary election where the party received more votes than ever before for a second best ever return in terms of vote percentage and winning six MSPs – it’s been quite a ride.

However, that expanded membership and MSP group leaves the Scottish Green Party at a crossroads as to where it goes next, and how it chooses to go there.

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