Posts Tagged ‘petitions’

Petitions

Written By: - Date published: 9:42 am, November 12th, 2016 - 6 comments

A crop of worthy petitions for you consideration: health funding, public broadcasting, environment, and Paris Agreement.

Muppets.

Written By: - Date published: 11:50 am, December 16th, 2013 - 99 comments

It never fails to amaze me that supposedly experienced and professional (ie, paid) political figures routinely reaffirm a fairly deep sense of stupidity.

Crowd-sourcin’: asset sales question

Written By: - Date published: 11:37 am, February 21st, 2012 - 47 comments

Economic sovereignty is suddenly the hot issue with the vast majority of Kiwis opposed to more foreign ownership and asset sales. The Nats are in a spin: Key is desperately trying to upgrade English’s ‘guess’ on the fiscal impact of asset sales to a “best estimate”. Time for that asset sales referendum petition. Maybe you can help draft the question.

Finsec petition: Make jobs a condition of bank guarantees

Written By: - Date published: 5:00 am, April 28th, 2009 - 3 comments

Does it strike anyone else as odd that at a time when taxpayers are guaranteeing the banking system with public funds, banks have made no such guarantee to their staff about job security? While the banks made combined profits in excess of $2.5 billion and CEOs recieve salary packages of more than $2 million each, […]

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