It might be 2 years from the election, but the Labour party is making its pitch for the 2017 elections now. Since becoming Labour Leader, Andrew Little has made a consistent appeal to a very specific demographic within New Zealand. Understanding who is Labour’s target audience helps to define what progressives can expect from the… Continue reading Making sense of Labour- Housing and the Rich List.
Last weekend, negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) broke down. Representatives from 12 Pacific nations had met in Hawaii for negotiations that aimed to create the biggest trade agreement ever. For anti-TPPA activists, this delay is a welcome break. But the trade deal is far from finished. The delay is an important opportunity to… Continue reading Why the TPPA has stalled, and how it can be stopped