Written By: - Date published: 7:27 am, September 26th, 2017 - 57 comments
What she did wasn’t a mistake.
Written By: - Date published: 11:55 am, September 24th, 2017 - 151 comments
Some post election thoughts on what James Shaw said last night, what the post-election options are, and that given the Left got a possible reprieve not an outright win, what are we going to do next?
Written By: - Date published: 1:18 pm, September 23rd, 2017 - 13 comments
Some places for lefties to follow the counting and take part in the talking.
Written By: - Date published: 11:22 am, September 22nd, 2017 - 20 comments
All the good reasons, and it comes down to values and what kind of government and country NZ now wants.
Written By: - Date published: 8:16 am, September 21st, 2017 - 107 comments
Poll results! And, the most important thing we can do now is vote, and get out the vote, and remind people that only Labour and the Greens have committed to changing the government.
Written By: - Date published: 12:43 pm, September 20th, 2017 - 48 comments
The Greens have a fully costed plan of their goals for New Zealand’s future. Anything but boring, this is bold vision, progressive values, and detailed planning as well as solid economics for the fiscal geeks.
Written By: - Date published: 9:48 am, September 19th, 2017 - 97 comments
Safety nets should be for all people and the best way to ensure that is to design them for social need not as economic tools. Despite Gareth Morgan’s assertion that policy is everything, The Opportunities Party has managed to create a youth policy that is discriminatory.
Written By: - Date published: 9:10 am, September 18th, 2017 - 210 comments
This isn’t what we meant by keep it in the ground.
Written By: - Date published: 8:55 am, September 16th, 2017 - 52 comments
First Union members working at Save Mart were given notice yesterday after complaints this week were made about health and safety conditions and interviews showing a culture of punishment and degradation.
Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, September 13th, 2017 - 93 comments
Somewhere between complacency and losing hope there’s the mahi that still needs doing.
Written By: - Date published: 12:08 pm, September 12th, 2017 - 33 comments
It’s a timely reminder that 12 days before the election Winston Peters has just reaffirmed the door is very much open to a coalition or Confidence and Supply agreement between National and NZF. If you want to change the government, a vote for NZF is a risk.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, September 11th, 2017 - 67 comments
The Greens have a comprehensive, detailed plan for NZ on what to do about climate change that works through transforming the economy, ending poverty, and protecting the environment.
Written By: - Date published: 1:28 pm, September 5th, 2017 - 31 comments
There’s a direct relationship between how badly we treat mothers and how much we exalt neoliberalism.
Written By: - Date published: 12:40 pm, September 1st, 2017 - 123 comments
23 days to go. We’re now this close to changing the government, and have a real chance at a truly progressive government with a Labour/Green coalition. For that we need strong Green representation.
Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, August 25th, 2017 - 7 comments
Designing policy for a low carbon world and good lives, the Greens are standing strong in the need to act now on climate change.
Written By: - Date published: 8:48 am, August 24th, 2017 - 32 comments
All gratitude to Catherine Delahunty for this blazing speech.
Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, August 20th, 2017 - 116 comments
Another experimental post on The Standard, providing a discussion space for left-wing and progressive people only.
Written By: - Date published: 1:50 pm, August 19th, 2017 - 50 comments
They ran away from equal pay.
Written By: - Date published: 11:29 am, August 19th, 2017 - 68 comments
Can we please get on with the real mahi now?
Written By: - Date published: 6:25 am, August 18th, 2017 - 10 comments
Tips on helping people to enrol to vote.