A Shaw-Genter ticket would constitute a re-branding exercise with a vengeance. Tellegenic, articulate, non-threatening and business-friendly, Shaw and Genter would signal in a way no other pairing could hope to replicate that the Greens are ready to take their place at the Cabinet Table – regardless of who holds the lease.Read More →
The allegations are serious and now the attempt at containment by National to dodge what they knew when they knew and how they knew begins.Read More →
This weeks Waatea news column – Key’s state house privatisation vs Little’s Jobs. Jobs. JobsRead More →
Russel has done much to rid the party of its fringe tag and made the Party a central pillar of the political progressive movement. His mind on economics is the strength the Party needs.Read More →
The sleepy hobbits love John. “He’s one of us” they cry. “From a State House and did good, because NZ is good” they sing.
Is he?Read More →
This summer has been very hot and many companies simply haven’t had air conditioning systems up to scratch. Several stores at different companies have taken direct action to resolve the situation when working in the heat became simply unbearable.Read More →
Catton was of course half right. She declared that we had “neoliberal, profit-obsessed, very shallow, very money-hungry politicians”. That’s true, but these “neoliberal, profit-obsessed, very shallow, very money-hungry politicians” were elected by neoliberal, profit-obsessed, very shallow, very money-hungry voters.Read More →
Due process and presumption of innocence is fine, but when you are an MP and the allegations this serious, allowing Sabin to stay on is politically expedient, it is in no way principled.Read More →
no sooner had Catton’s remarks about the marshy shallows of our public culture and sphere been processed by the domestic equivalent of the arse-end of Fleet St, then the snap-back reaction had begun.Read More →
For daring to suggest NZ has an anti-intellectual national cringe creating shallow neoliberal politicians, Eleanor gets a ‘burn the witch’ response. Hashtag irony.Read More →
What is the most important thing? People. People. People.
And what do those people need?
Jobs. Jobs. Jobs.Read More →
National are clearly stunned that the sleepy hobbits of muddle Nu Zilind actually handed them back this huge majority as much as the Left are and the pretence of moderation has all gone as they roll out vast unbuckling of the egalitarian NZ dream.Read More →
Listening to Little you quickly appreciate he’s less Obama and more like a grim home brands supermarket product.Read More →
That Len thinks he could get a 3rd term suggests he doesn’t understand how damaged his brand has become.Read More →
It’s not just the “neo-liberal, profit-obsessed, very shallow, very money-hungry politicians who do not care about culture” who are the problem. It’s the NZ voters who listened only to the right wing corporate media and voted them in.Read More →