Written By: - Date published: 11:09 am, April 22nd, 2018 - 26 comments
A personal perspective on the repercussions of the government’s current approach to Social Work and Social Workers.
Written By: - Date published: 9:31 am, April 21st, 2018 - 26 comments
The conclusion that I am left with is the bureaucrats have once again gained control of the social work profession and want to manage social work and social workers under a neoliberal managerialist ideology.
Kieran O’Donoghue, Associate Professor in Social Work, Massey University
Written By: - Date published: 11:27 am, March 19th, 2018 - 37 comments
Facebook, Putin, poisoning and Ghouta have all given fairly extensive media coverage of late. Nothing much on Afrin. Afrin has just fallen to terrorists backed by Turkey.
Update: the photo used for this post is of the The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army (TQILA), who are part of the International Revolutionary People’s Guerrilla Forces fighting in Syria.
Written By: - Date published: 12:13 pm, January 17th, 2018 - 54 comments
What could possibly be wrong in opting for a nuclear option?!
Written By: - Date published: 6:25 pm, January 9th, 2018 - 42 comments
Maybe ‘circus’ would be more apt that ‘theatre’ with regards the Oprah spectacle.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 pm, November 29th, 2017 - 24 comments
Hi. I’m Enzo (yes that’s my real name) and I write for The Standard now. Just thought I should introduce myself and tell you a little bit about my background – so hopefully it doesn’t become A THING. No, I have not defended war criminals in Rwanda, secretly taped staff members in an electorate office, […]
Written By: - Date published: 11:19 am, November 8th, 2017 - 68 comments
Some aspects of the TPP no-one’s mentioning.
Written By: - Date published: 1:57 pm, September 22nd, 2017 - 95 comments
Let’s talk about NZ Labour – hopefully the party that heads up the next government of New Zealand.
I’d say it’s undeniable that there’s a general mood for change in NZ society and that NZ Labour have somewhat ridden on the back of that sentiment.
But does it end well?
Written By: - Date published: 11:52 am, September 16th, 2017 - 72 comments
Bad title. Whatever.
Yesterday there were two responses to Michelle’s guest post, that in conjunction deserve better exposure than “soon to be forgotten” comments buried in a post thread.
Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, August 30th, 2017 - 53 comments
Written By: - Date published: 6:52 am, August 8th, 2017 - 45 comments
Yes. Quite seriously.
Written By: - Date published: 1:01 pm, July 20th, 2017 - 109 comments
A simple and obvious message to the Green Party that others have ignored to their cost. Please don’t join that list.