Gordon Campbell on the Turei finale

Gordon Campbell August 10, 2017 0

So the political career of Metiria Turei is, in effect, now over. It goes to show the double standard in politics is alive and well.

Gordon Campbell on the causes of poverty

Gordon Campbell May 31, 2017 0

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.

Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

May 22, 2015 0

From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget – “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked. There’s actually a plan for the national […]

On the local government reforms

March 20, 2012 0

Clearly, centre-right governments dislike Big Government only when it isn’t their brand of government. When it is, many of the democratic brakes get removed, quick […]

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