Greenman's Occasional Awards 2007
So, another year is ending and a new one about to begin, just the time for Greenman's Occasional Awards of the Year.
Services to Green Blogging Award : Jim, Daily (Maybe) (for consistently interesting posts and his Top Green Bloggers Poll.)
Best Lefty Group Blog : Socialist Unity Blog
Best Labourist Blogger : Dave's Part
Farewell to Blogging Awards :
2. Metaphysics As A Guide To Lunch
Best Spoof Blog Article : Paul Kingsnorth as Brendan O'Neill
Most Welcome Political Exit : Tony Blair
Most Dramatic Political Exit : Benazir Bhutto
Most Dramatic Brit Lefty Split : Respect/Respect Renewal
Most Welcome Brit Political Split/Difficulties Award : The Fash
Most Avoidable/Regrettable Left Electoral Collapse : SSP/Solidarity in Scottish Parliamentary Elections.
Sadly Inevitable Lefty Defeat Award : John McDonnell, Labour Leadership Campaign
Rampant Sectarians Award :
1. Commenters below Socialist Unity Blog (SUB)articles
Highest number of annoying rightwingers and trolls commenting on an allegedly "left of centre" discussion site award : Guardian Comment Is Free
Interminable irrelevant debates on religion award : Guardian Comment Is Free
Most Boring/Predictable Election: Clegg/Huhne Lib Dem Leadership
Most Politically Important Domestic Electoral Victory : SNP, Scottish Parliament
Award for Canny Political Positioning : Scottish Green Party for "Confidence and Supply" model.
Footshooters Award For Green Blunders:
1. European Greens' Statement on Lisbon Treaty
2. Irish Greens voting to go into Government With Fianna Fail
3. English and Welsh Greens Voting for a Leader and Deputy model
Most Promising Green/Left Development : Ecosocialist International Network.
Most Creative Environmental Protest Award : Camp For Climate Action, Heathrow.
Wettest Protest Award : Campaign Against Climate Change, London, 8th December.
A Happy New Year To You All!