Green politics refers to the political sphere of the Green movement (this article will capitalize Green for clarity), an international movement that often overlaps with other political movements but tends to describe itself as more than merely political and concerned with more than just specifics of governance. Though especially prioritizing environmental concerns, the Greens tend to intersect with social liberal concerns, such as feminism, peace movements and nonviolent protest, social justice, the protection of civil liberties, and a strong focus on participatory democracy and grassroots organization. This is an important consideration because it is not an automatic consequence of environmentalism: Although an individual or group could theoretically call for a dictatorial regime that curtails business and individual activity to protect the environment—a sort of ...

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