Posts Tagged ‘diversity’

Below 40% National loses its diversity

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, September 11th, 2017 - 26 comments

Some polls have National below 40%. If that is reflected in the election result then National will lose much of its diversity, setting the party back by many years. The current list was constructed for the “pale stale male”. They need to be better balanced in the future.

Review: Loading Docs

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, August 29th, 2017 - 5 comments

These three-minute documentaries focus on ‘diversity’, which is probably not a bad thing to ponder in the run up to an election.

The disconnected: the future of the left?

Written By: - Date published: 12:30 pm, April 18th, 2013 - 42 comments

The current direction of Key’s government, and the challenging circumstances of the 21st century create a need for urgent attention to the form of a new left politics; one that embraces the working class, trade union solidarity, gender, diversity & the emerging “precariat”.

Towards an inclusive, democratic left

Written By: - Date published: 10:53 am, November 16th, 2012 - 46 comments

The left needs to develop a new direction, not merely react to the ruling neoliberal discourses and policies. Under NAct there has been a resurgent masculinisation of politics, and the undermining of democratic processes.  How do we work towards a more inclusive, diverse participatory democracy?

Diverse hypocrites

Written By: - Date published: 7:22 am, September 7th, 2011 - 69 comments

National is the party of middle aged white guys, but according to their chief spinster we shouldn’t care…

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