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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Democracy denied – Labour’s saddest failing

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  19 Comments

Labour’s most tragic failing to date has largely flown under the media radar: to reinstate the right of prisoners to vote. Labour’s inaction is made worse in the knowledge that it would have taken little effort and very little cost to undertake.

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She saw John Key on TV and decided to vote!

By   /  September 16, 2014  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  35 Comments

. . NZ, Wellington, 15 September – ‘Tina’* is 50, a close friend,  and one of the “Missing Million” from the last election. In fact, ‘Tina’ has never voted in her life.  Not once. In ‘Tina’s’ own words, politics has never held any interest for her and she was always busy with raising a family. […]

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Unions launch ‘Get out the Vote’

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

The doubling of the Labour Party membership over the leadership contest combined with a realisation on the part of the Unions that a third term National Government will do all it can to kill off organised labour, will give everyone the incentive to embrace this.

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