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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


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


Why did she do what she hasn't yet done?

Above: Chris Trotter blames Poto Williams for Labour’s 2014 election loss

Chris Trotter has worked out who will be to blame for Labour’s 2014 election loss. 576 more words


Trotter predicts

Chris Trotter makes a number of debatable predictions for the year in 2017 in the shadow of Trump (Stuff).

The political consensus at the beginning of 2017 – election year – is that the National-led Government will hold on to power.

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