Love light rail? Hate the petrol tax.

The new Labour/NZ First/Greens government is inheriting some significant challenges – one of which is infrastructure. Failure to invest in infrastructure has led to some major problems in NZ’s cities. A key example of this problem is congestion in Auckland with gridlock by the airport reaching crisis levels. The new government has announced an ambitious… Continue reading Love light rail? Hate the petrol tax.

Gareth Morgans vision for working people – Stay Poor

Gareth Morgan’s Opportunities Party is working to appear a radical departure from the status quo. Proposals for a dramatic change to taxation policy and the partial roll out of a Universal Basic Income are a welcome political development. It’s good to have a political party seriously calling for the rich to pay more tax. But… Continue reading Gareth Morgans vision for working people – Stay Poor

A Political Review of Constant Radical- the Life and Times of Sue Bradford

Global politics is in a state of change. Old orthodoxies are breaking down, and new projects are rising to challenge the status quo. These challenges come from both the left and right. While NZ hasn’t felt the same rupture as we have seen withJeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders or Podemos in Spain, the global resurgence of… Continue reading A Political Review of Constant Radical- the Life and Times of Sue Bradford