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The problem with tribalism and government encouragement of the same

Rodney Hide highlights the problems successive governments have with enabling the treaty settlement process with iwi. The approach by successive governments to Maori economic development is a triumph of hope over understanding and experience.

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NZ Politics

Rodney has a point, even if he uses Jacinda to make it

Rodney Hide has a good point, even if he had to use Jacinda Ardern to make it. Loo-gate provided new Labour deputy leader Jacinda Ardern an opportunity to stand for something and win some votes.

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NZ Politics

Hide on Little’s stinker week

Rodney Hide looks at Andrew Little’s stinker week: Spare a thought for Labour Leader Andrew Little. His week’s been a stinker. It started well. The pundits had been reporting a “good vibe”.

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Rodney Hide on the opportunity cost of compulsory te reo

Rodney Hide writes: I would love to be able to speak te reo fluently. I would also like to play the violin, solve Einstein’s field equations and run a sub-three hour marathon.

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Hide right and wrong about left wing social media

In his latest column Rodney Hide writes about an ailing left that lacks puff and policy, and also blasts the political left on social media. 538 more words


Flying the Red-Green Banner of Resistance

May 31st was the day that many in the Labour and Green parties had so earnestly wanted to see – a formal declaration… 2,449 more words

The Body Politic

Land tax slammed but...

Rodney Hide slams the land tax idea floated by John Key this week so that he appears to be thinking about maybe doing something about escalating property prices in… 989 more words