It’s long been said that the Greens are watermelon socialists, being green on the outside and very red on the inside. The charting system below, that maps out the ideological placement of each of the candidates running for the EU parliament is a good indication why the watermelon analogy rings true. KGS
The study’s surprising finding relates to the Greens and the Communists. The parties’ candidate groups are ideologically more or less identical on the”astronomical map”.
The Greens and the Communists euro candidate groups are exactly as critical in respect to military alliances and economic regulation. The only ones Even more critical are the Social Democratic Party and the Left Alliance.
The Greens and the Communists have also copied of each other’s attitudes towards environmental issues, economic growth and a market economy. They are in these matters the most orthodox.