Written By: - Date published: 6:44 am, December 8th, 2017 - 109 comments
Misleading the NZ public about a political party, its policy, and how government works actively harms democracy.
Written By: - Date published: 6:15 am, November 25th, 2017 - 249 comments
Data journalist and former Herald reporter Harkanwal Singh talked recently about data literacy and diversity.
Written By: - Date published: 6:12 am, November 11th, 2017 - 36 comments
Did the TPPA-11 negotiations just collapse? A breathing space to look at global economics in the context of sovereignty, democracy, fairness, social justice and ecological limits.
Written By: - Date published: 6:33 am, November 7th, 2017 - 200 comments
Maybe it’s time to broach the elephant in the living room.
Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, October 29th, 2017 - 197 comments
Let’s clear up some misconceptions about the Green Party’s Conservation Policy.
Written By: - Date published: 6:28 am, October 27th, 2017 - 194 comments
Our land needs threefold protection.
Written By: - Date published: 10:08 pm, October 19th, 2017 - 50 comments
While the Green Party delegates are debating a Confidence and Supply agreement in support of a Labour-led government, James Shaw made a speech to the press at parliament on Thurs night outlining the Greens’ response to the new Labour government and where the Greens might fit into that. UPDATE: the membership have endorsed the deal.
Written By: - Date published: 12:28 pm, October 19th, 2017 - 1 comment
The University has a 3 year plan to decrease its carbon fuel use.
Written By: - Date published: 9:05 am, October 14th, 2017 - 139 comments
Another post on The Standard providing a discussion space for left-wing and progressive people only.
Written By: - Date published: 7:17 am, October 12th, 2017 - 11 comments
If the Greens prioritise change over power, then the whole ‘they have no leverage’ rhetoric becomes less important than the fact that the Greens are necessary to form government but still have choices in how they participate in that.
Written By: - Date published: 10:59 am, October 6th, 2017 - 64 comments
Important in the Green’s coalition deal-making process is the party’s political positioning, and the internal processes that the party is obligated to follow. Both of those things reflect deeper values around policy and decision making. Here’s a look at what processes the Greens will follow in the coming weeks and who will be involved.
Written By: - Date published: 12:17 pm, October 3rd, 2017 - 9 comments
One of our key political challenges now is to broaden the understanding of what matters.
Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, October 3rd, 2017 - 91 comments
Climate, water, conservation. Whoever forms government now has a citizenry with high expectations for the environment.
Written By: - Date published: 10:33 am, September 28th, 2017 - 167 comments
The Greens aren’t going to support a National government, so why is there so much push to make it look like it might happen?
Written By: - Date published: 7:20 am, September 26th, 2017 - 166 comments
A plan for how the Greens could save the election.
Written By: - Date published: 11:55 am, September 24th, 2017 - 153 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: 7:01 pm, September 23rd, 2017 - 15 comments
The timing of this election’s results, how NZ governments are formed, and election stress.
Written By: - Date published: 5:24 pm, September 22nd, 2017 - 4 comments
Who are you going to wake up with on Sunday morning?