Tag: Politics

28/09/14

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.

14/09/14

We’re told we’ve let the country down. We’re told we’ve let ourselves down. That we have internalised neoliberal individualism. That we’re all just bloody lazy.

03/08/14

It’s election year, so Salient asked New Zealand political parties for their stances on important women’s issues.

13/07/14

We’ve finally won our atheist state. The current Prime Minister doesn’t believe in God; the one before him didn’t either.

01/06/14

Why should tauira Māori vote for your party?

18/05/14

Last week it was revealed that the National Party raises funds by allowing its members to pay to get face-time with Cabinet Ministers. Despite the Labour Party running a similar racket during their most recent conference, the opposition have said that the clubs stink of corruption.

04/05/14

Salient asks MP’s if they support changes to drug law in New Zealand.

06/04/14

If you don’t fit the cliché, politics is not for you.

31/03/14

Some ideas only minor-party politics can spawn.