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Demonising the Greens – Eureka Street.

This thoughtful article reflects some of the healthy tensions in my own church community comprising robust and articulate adherents across the whole range of the political spectrum. Having just entered a solar-energy package that benefits both our local church and its adherents through our environmental policy (and the pragmatic demands of fiscal realities), I guess we lean more to green. But the fact that the politically more conservative among us can support green decisions that make good sense to them (and vice versa) demonstrates that there are community contexts where media promoted political divides are continually breached. Would that this was reflected in parliament and that sound bi-partisan policy could be debated and enacted on a range of issues that are now polarised and entrenched along party lines.

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