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There have been a few things floating around in my head over the last week. I’ve started this post several times and deleted it as I tried to gather those thoughts together into some kind of coherent narrative. 850 more words
I watched the circus of Judith Collins’ resignation as a Minister today. It was an overwhelming input of tweets, posts, commentary and live television that must leave us more disturbed than consoled at the state of our Parliament and democracy. 811 more words
On 13 August journalist Nicky Hager launched his book Dirty Politics: How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand’s political environment.
The book reveals emails (to Cameron Slater, right-wing WhileOil blogger) from the National Government, implicating the party in a full scale smear campaign against the opposition. 118 more words