The New Zealand left is a zoo, not a viable alternative in this election

I want change this election. I long for a left leaning government that dials back some of the damage to our communities after nine long years of National: more funding for desperate NGOs; a coherent climate change strategy; transport solutions beyond roads; housing and a safety net for the poor; a review of our settlement… Read More The New Zealand left is a zoo, not a viable alternative in this election

Keep ’em hungry, keep ’em poor: fear of revolt & the outrage about Internet Mana’s benefactor

The belief that Internet Mana has sold out to the nefarious Kim Dotcom has become orthodoxy in this chaotic election campaign. From the below the belt ‘sugar daddy’ accusations by John Key to the urban myth that Mana candidates and supporters are now turning up to community meetings in Mercedes cars, it seems founding a… Read More Keep ’em hungry, keep ’em poor: fear of revolt & the outrage about Internet Mana’s benefactor