Monthly Archives: November 2015

An object lesson in silencing women

On Tuesday, the Prime Minister screamed across the House that Labour and the Greens were backing rapists. Several MPs took offence, but the Speaker of the House ruled them out of order. On Wednesday, women MPs took action. One by … Continue reading

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Standing up for New Zealanders. Even the ones we might not like.

John Key is sending us a chilling message. From now on, we can’t be sure that if we somehow get into trouble overseas, the New Zealand government will help. New Zealanders are being detained in Australia. Kiwis held on Christmas … Continue reading

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