Posts Tagged ‘the speaker’

Double down – protect parliament – ban Bridges for a month

Written By: - Date published: 10:30 pm, December 5th, 2018 - 104 comments

Simon Bridges appears to have deliberately maligned the position of the speaker of the house of representatives, and did it before he had any cause to do so. While he may think that it is in the public interest to do so, he isn’t special. He should expect what every other social activist knows will happen. You suffer the consequences..

Networks of influence: Lobbyists

Written By: - Date published: 10:04 am, June 19th, 2013 - 22 comments

The Speaker’s  list of lobbyists has doubled over the last year.  “Neoliberal” & corporate entities have the balance of power.  Journalists & PR merchants get more influence than the marginalised, low income & politically disengaged. Social media is a means to counter such influence. [Update: Bunji, NRT]

NRT: David Carter must go

Written By: - Date published: 10:06 am, March 28th, 2013 - 51 comments

I/S at No Right Turn with a full and frank assessment of The Speaker…

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