Posts Tagged ‘augusto pinochet’

Caption contest

Written By: - Date published: 7:21 pm, July 21st, 2010 - 39 comments

Remember the billboards comparing Helen Clark to a series of dictators in 2008? Funny thing is she’d never had anything to do with a dictator. But at least one MP who will be voting for John Key’s attacks on workers did.

Key, Unions and Pinochet

Written By: - Date published: 10:13 pm, July 19th, 2010 - 103 comments

Over at Kiwipolitico Pablo has a good post tracing the ancestry of Key’s attack on unions to Pinochet.

Not that we should be surprised of course:

National and Act have both been influenced by that regime in the past. Especially when it comes to dealing to workers.

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