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Have the Greens become too woke for their own good?

Dr Bryce Edwards: Instead of issues any leftwing party would normally be playing a leadership role on, the Greens have been focused on the adoption of new internal party rules about their leadership.

May 7th, 2022
opinion

The real Nadia Lim outrage

Sean Plunket: What I’m assuming Simon Henry was trying to say, with the subtlety of a herd of stud bulls in a porcelain emporium, was we should be wary of financial offerings that rely on star power

May 7th, 2022
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Brand destruction hits the mainstream media

Graham Adams: poll shows how badly the $55 million media fund has damaged public trust.

May 6th, 2022
opinion

How slack age verification online impacts our youth

Ruby Griffiths: Pop-up age verification is a lazy, flawed and irresponsible system that is ripe for being taken advantage of

May 5th, 2022
opinion

How my work on free speech brought me back to the left

Dane Giraud: With no will to address our real problems, a well-promoted censorship regime devised to protect the causes of the upper class is serving as a distraction from the concerns of the poor

May 5th, 2022
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Ardern is forging a more US-friendly foreign policy

Geoffrey Miller: As usual, Jacinda Ardern’s latest foreign policy address was an exercise in reading between the lines

May 4th, 2022
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Why Labour won’t introduce a radical wealth tax

Dr Bryce Edwards: both left & right want to believe that Ardern’s Labour Govt are going to bring in radical wealth taxes. But it’s wishful thinking on everyone’s part – for very different reasons.

May 4th, 2022
opinion

Education and Its Purpose

Melissa Derby: Is morality an area schools should be wading into? Are teachers equipped to do so? And what role do families play in moral instruction?

May 4th, 2022
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Three Waters: water infrastructure or co-governance?

Bryce Edwards: Labour has the opportunity for enduring and popular reform, but is dogmatically resisting that opportunity

May 3rd, 2022
nz politics

Why free speech isn't a left-right political issue

Jonathan Ayling: It’s crucial that those shutting down speech today understand this - you will not always be in charge

May 3rd, 2022