Here's the transcript of my campaign video in support of my election to the role of Non-Portfolio Officer on the Young Greens Executive Committee. You can watch the full campaign video here."Hi, I'm Kelsey Trevett, and I'm running to be a Non-Portfolio Officer on the Young Greens Exec Committee.If elected, I will focus on equality, … Continue reading Young Greens Executive Committee Elections: Campaign Video Transcript
A Green future is dependent on us striving for, and achieving, true social justice. However, those who seek equality solely as a step to sustainability fail to understand the importance of social justice on a social, political and economic level.
Like so many others around the world, I have been touched by the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis last week. The video footage of the police officer, with his knee on the back of George Floyd’s neck, of George Floyd screaming ‘I can’t breathe’, of three other police officers able, … Continue reading This is America — and the Rest
My name is Kelsey Trevett, I’m 17-years-old — 18 at the end of the month —, and as I write this, it’s the evening of 12th December 2019. The UK has finished voting in a general election which has the potential to change the face of our country’s political landscape for a generation, and the … Continue reading I Am a Product of Politics
Here in the UK, we often take many things for granted which, in reality, we ought to see as huge advantages, provided to us for no greater reason than the fact that we happen to have been born, or to live, on a certain piece of land surrounded by certain bodies of water. The NHS, … Continue reading I Don’t Believe in Private Education
Here’s the thing: Brexit has, is, and will continue to divide the country, not in the traditional fashion: there’s no north-south divide with Brexit — not really, anyway. Many areas of the United Kingdom mimicked the almost 50-50 split in the 2016 Eu referendum which dragged the country into what seems like a never-ending mess … Continue reading Brexit: Why a Second Referendum is the Answer, Sort Of
Brexit seems to be, by most standards, simply another representation of the global phenomenon of right-win, populist politics which has been sweeping the planet in the latter half of the 2010s. First Brexit, then Trump, followed by Bolsonaro and, as if to act as some conclusive, widespread evidence, the rise of the far-right in the … Continue reading Brexit: Why I Vote Green