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Twelve fun facts about National’s failed housing policies for Parmjeet Parmar to consider

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  67 Comments

National’s List MP, Dr Parmjeet Parmar, has launched a scathing attack on Housing NZ on social media and in a story in the NZ Herald;

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The Mendacities of Mr Key # 17: The sale of Kiwibank eight years in the planning?

By   /  April 11, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  17 Comments

National Makes Good on 2008 Threat to Sell Kiwibank

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The Flag Referendum – A strategy for Calm Resistance

By   /  July 13, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs  /  40 Comments

Nothing better illustrates the deep contempt which John Key holds the public and democracy than his inconsistent attitudes on these two referenda.

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Christchurch City Council – Having your asset-cake and eating it

By   /  March 23, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  41 Comments

In May 2011, barely three months after Christchurch’s devastating earthquake that killed 185 people, there were already suggestions from Gerry Brownlee that the Christchurch Council would have to sell part of their community-owned assets to fund the re-build.

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The Mendacities of Mr Key #8: A roof over your head, and boots on the ground

By   /  February 10, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  26 Comments

On 9 February, on Radio NZ, Labour’s Phil Twyford outlined how state houses passed into ownership of community organisations could inevitably fall into the ownership of banks, and then on-sold.

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