Martin Doyle cartoon Rock star economy
Martin Doyle cartoon Rock star
By Martin Doyle
"rock star economy" sounds exciting, but... some disgusting
rock groups are marked by alcohol and drug abuse,violence,
gross inequalities between band members, and deprived
children hidden somewhere offstage. Mmmn, maybe it IS an
appropriate term for New Zealand.
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On The Last Rites For The TPP
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the political spectrum than with any imminent reality.
To date, the Greens have opposed (a) a wide range of the leaked content of the TPP (b) the secretive way it has been negotiated and (c) the undemocratic way in which any final document would be ratified. Labour has shared some of those concerns, but while remaining generally supportive of the deal itself.
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