Don’t vote Labour, vote Green?

Adam McGibbon is sceptical about the idea of Labour organising in Northern Ireland…

Labour’s entry into Northern Ireland wouldn’t be a panacea to sectarianism. The issues dividing communities and the ingrained voting behaviour and attitudes run much deeper than simply who you choose to vote for. A red rose and a name on a ballot paper isn’t going to solve that – and previous attempts to organise Labour groupings in Northern Ireland (the list is endless – Labour Party of Northern Ireland, Labour ’87, Newtownabbey Labour Party, Labour Coalition, etc) have attracted little success. Will this attempt really be different?

So what if you are looking for a progressive alternative to Labour in Northern Ireland? According to Adam, it’s the Greens…