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Can Peters be Trotter's Trotsky?

It has been entertaining watching activists on blogs and other social media trying to influence the outcome of the formation of a new government, from imploring parties to do what they want to subtle attempts at influence. 1,905 more words

Politics

Observations on the 2017 Election campaign thus far… (rima)

Ask David: When is a Bribe not a Bribe?

National has added to it’s list of expensive election year bribes. Not content with offering $10.5  billion on new roads (which is additional to an  estimated $12 billion  to be spent on seven roads in National’s “Roads of National Significance” plan) – the… 2,318 more words

The Body Politic

Chris Trotter on Labour’s ‘Fresh Approach’ — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Chris Trotter has seen Andrew Little’s ad and he isn’t impressed: LEFT-LEANING VOTERS looking for a good reason to vote Green should take a look at Labour’s latest campaign ad.

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Trotter on Labour’s Mafia or Breaking Bad tendencies — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Chris Trotter has written a ripper of an article that I was unaware of until he posted it on Bowalley Road: “JUST WHEN I THOUGHT I was out … they pull me back in.” Michael Corleone’s oft-quoted protest from The Godfather Part III could just as easily have escaped the lips of Andrew Little.

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Corbyn, Little and political atheism

Chris Trotter has long despaired (intermittently) about the chances of a proper socialist leaning Labour Party and government in New Zealand.

He has just spent some time in the UK and likes the growth of Corbyn support, but despairs about anything similar here with Andrew Little. 842 more words

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Trotter's neo-liberalism

In his latest newspaper column Chris Trotter tries to define neo-liberalism in The ideology that dares not speak its name

In the case of neoliberal ideology…we are presented with a very different picture.

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"Trotter at his best"

Blazer said this was Trotter at his best…

I’m not so sure, unless that refers to his best at generalisation, labelling and taking sides in messy wars. 798 more words

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