Tag: Politics

September 28, 2014

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.

September 14, 2014

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.

August 3, 2014

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

July 13, 2014

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

June 1, 2014

Why should tauira Māori vote for your party?

May 18, 2014

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.

May 4, 2014

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

April 6, 2014

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

March 31, 2014

Some ideas only minor-party politics can spawn.