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Archive for April, 2008

WTF – Week of April 21

Monday, April 21st, 2008

News to bemuse from the last week in politics...

Gordon Campbell: Fight For Your Right To PRT

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Click to enlarge Image By Lyndon Hood *****Helen Clark successfully kept New Zealand out of Iraq, but her policy in Afghanistan - the other front in the Bush war on terrorism - is on track to become more hazardous until the Afghan elections, at least. Cleverly, New Zealand managed to tuck ...

Beijing Ka-Ching! An Analysis of the FTA

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Beijing Ka-Ching! An Analysis of the FTA By Gordon Campbell Image by Lyndon Hood***** Politically, the NZ/China Free Trade Agreement has joined the National Party, corporate New Zealand and the media in the same cheering squad for a Government initiative. Mighty rare, and a political triumph by any definition. Yet until the business ...

Looking For Labour’s Laggards

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

So, in the wake of Labour's latest Electoral Finance Act fiasco, party president Mike Williams has been told to stick to his core business – which evidently doesn't include having a firm grip on the Electoral Finance Act. Organisation is alleged to be his core skill, and Williams has come ...