Polls for Saturday’s Irish general election show growing support for the Greens. But the party’s record shows that it has little interest in transformative climate action — and no will at all to challenge corporate elites.
David Landy is assistant professor of sociology at Trinity College, Dublin. He is the author of Jewish Identity and Palestinian Rights: Diaspora Jewish Opposition to Israel, and has written on social movements in Ireland and abroad. He was a member of the Irish Green Party from 1988 to 1995.