Posts Tagged ‘individualism’

Are We Expecting Too Much Of Our Political Leaders?

Written By: - Date published: 11:12 pm, April 8th, 2019 - 122 comments

Political leaders must have expert knowledge on many topics and near-perfect recall. No naps allowed and no room for error.

Nuclear Options.

Written By: - Date published: 12:13 pm, January 17th, 2018 - 54 comments

What could possibly be wrong in opting for a nuclear option?!

In praise of collective bargaining

Written By: - Date published: 7:13 am, August 29th, 2011 - 75 comments

One of the lies at the heart of the Nats’ approach to industrial relations is that negotiating directly with the employer “empowers” the individual worker and allows them to get better wages and conditions.  The facts prove otherwise.

Rationality vs Electability

Written By: - Date published: 10:31 am, January 11th, 2011 - 37 comments

The Left have too long accepted the Right’s turf to fight their battles on. Instead of appealing to individualism, the Left need to make community the norm. But whilst avoiding their turf, we do need to use the Right’s preferred weapon – emotion. We must counter their offer of individual wealth for a few with collective happiness for all.

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