One of the myths of the conservative right is that poverty is primarily a state of mind, and that welfare only corrodes the mindset necessary for people to pull themselves out of poverty.
It isn’t only foreigners who buy into the myth of New Zealand as an equal opportunity Paradise
Apparently, the Police have deliberately abused the powers of detention they possess under the Land Transport Act…
John Key’s rationale for refusing to throw the state’s resources behind reducing child poverty is the lamest excuse since “The dog ate my homework.”
Reportedly, beneficiary parents who refuse to disclose the intimate details of their child’s conception stand to have their benefits substantially docked.