Scoop Election 08: edited by Gordon Campbell

Archive for May, 2009

The risks of cutting wages during this recession

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Obviously, the jobs situation in New Zealand is deteriorating. On current trends, unemployment is now expected to reach 8 per cent before this recession is over. Not surprisingly at such a time, the hoary old issue of whether you should take a wage cut to save your job is also ...

Russel Norman, and our SAS in Afghanistan

Monday, May 4th, 2009

So David Shearer is to be the Labour candidate in Mt Albert. The claims by Greens Co-Leader Russel Norman on Morning Report that this leaves Norman as the only progressive candidate on offer in the Mt Albert by-election were singularly depressing, as an index of how the Greens plan to ...