Ashburton Police seek man wanted to arrest
Ashburton Police seek man wanted to
are seeking information from the public to help locate
Christopher Allan Esmy Quinton, who is wanted on a warrant
to arrest and is believed to be evading police.
with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact
Detective Leigh Jenkins at Ashburton Police, ph. (03)
Information can also be provided anonymously to
the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555
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Gordon Campbell: On Populism And Labour 2017
For many people on the centre-left, populism is a dirty word, and a shorthand for the politics of bigotry. In this country, it has tended to be equated with the angry legions of New Zealand First. Who knew they were not just a reactionary spasm, but the wave of the future?
Certainly, at the end of this week, the next US President will have won office (at least in part) thanks to his proven ability at (a) scapegoating refugees and migrants (b) wooing neo-Nazis and racial supremacists (c) attacking journalists and judges (d) threatening to jail his opponents (e) urging nuclear proliferation and (e) by promising to restrict women’s rights to control their own fertility.
On the face of that campaign record, there wouldn’t seem to be much in common between Donald Trump and say, Spain’s centre-left populist party, Podemos. Yet arguably, the similarities could be instructive for the Labour/Green partnership here. More>>