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At some stage, the Government have to bow to your demands, and seeing as the ‘transformational budget’ was about as transformative as a lump of coal, you are the last chance progressive NZ has to show people power is the only truly transformative force in politics.Read More →
The wellbeing budget has failed to introduce additional meaningful and immediate measures to improve the wellbeing of beneficiaries’ lives. “The Government’s wellbeing budget showed a lack of new initiatives to address rising poverty and inequality, with the key welfare announcement being a legislative change which would index benefit levels to the average wage”, says […]Read More →
With this budget, the Government have shown us they define ‘transformational’ about as well as Treasury defines ‘hack’.
The biggest losers here are the hundreds of thousands of New Zealnder’s desperately needing hope in mental health, poverty, low income wages and housing who were cruelly let down by the hacking/leaking drama played out by politicians who care less for the issues and more for the cheap headlines.Read More →
The Nazgul of the Treasury were the feared Government High Priests who would rain down on high scathing criticism of anyone who challenged free market doctrine. Treasury were like like the Nights Watch, except they actively encouraged the Night King to effortlessly pass through the border.Read More →
SIMON BRIDGES this morning delivered the political performance of his career. Controlling his anger (but not hiding it) he sheeted home the blame for one of the most spectacular political omnishambles New Zealanders have witnessed for many years. Quite rightly, he demanded the resignation of the Treasury Secretary, Gabriel Makhlouf, and (with only marginally less justification) that of the Finance Minister, Grant Robertson.Read More →