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Greens at 10 paces. All is not well with the Australian Young Greens, with recently appointed co-convener Sophie Jamieson taking to Facebook to call out her fellow members for "criticism and aggression". Jamieson writes in the post, which has sparked fierce debate in the group: "I have been met with daily criticism and intimidation. I have been called names ... I have taken phonecalls from members in tears about the behaviour of other members."