I see suggestions that the National Party somehow manipulated results to gain their unprecedented win as an extension of “dirty politics”. I have no doubt that there has been a vindictive streak in ministers’ ranks for some time as this was already evident with Paula Bennett’s exposur
It is hard not to feel that there is a major problem with mainstream media bias when the main opposition party announces that it plans to raise the minimum wage by $2 to $16.25 an hour by early 2015 (14% rise) and the only comment they can raise is the Government, who says it will “co
So where’s the election news? Main stream media seems more obsessed about David Cunliffe’s holiday than the policies that his party is promoting. If I want to read about where he is vacationing and why, then let’s read it in “On holiday with David” in a women’s magazine, not the (so c
In one of the Asterix the Gaul cartoon stories, by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, we are told the story of how the Romans defeated the British. Julius Caesar invaded Britain and succeeded in his conquest, mainly because the British soldiers under Cassivelaunos stopped fighting every
Whether the departure of Shane Jones was a clever plot by National or the result of a man who felt the need to move on, the timing appears designed to cause the most harm to the Labour Party. According to the slant of the media, the move is the death blow for Labour’s election chances
Disenfranchised During the Labour leader election campaigns we regularly heard about the ‘800,000 voters who didn’t vote’. That Labour’s job was not to appeal to the disenchanted in National or to steal voters from its natural allies, the Green Party, but to inspire those who felt dis
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