If you’re going to put someone in prison for the rest of their life, you want to be sure they’re responsible for the crime of which they’re accused. But how can you ever be sure? And what happens if you get it wrong?
We have the eighth-highest imprisonment rate in the OECD, with 8618 people currently servin’ the time for doin’ the crime. Last Saturday, none of these 8000-odd citizens of New Zealand were allowed to vote.
Alcatraz isn’t a penitentiary,
but his dad might be in one.
Winston Peters has dominated the NZ political landscape for the past three decades. After much convincing, Salient had a chat with him over the phone to talk about immigration and youth issues. Boy is he colourful.
I wanted to hear a taxi-driver’s tales unmediated, and wanted an outside perception of the New Zealand experience.
Scottish students’ perspectives on the independence referendum.
We all do it: complain about how hard life is. But there are people whose lives have been infinitely harder than ours. To get a bit of perspective, we spoke with Ibrahim Omer, a refugee from the country of Eritrea in Africa.
As we continue to tackle issues of accessibility and inequality here at Vic, it’s useful to look outwards to other universities and their efforts to deal with these problems.The Crimson is the student newspaper at Harvard University. Salient got in touch with them for this issue.
We asked what the most important issues were to students and, with the help of Ours, compiled the following policy matrix to help you get an idea of what exactly it is you’re voting for this election.