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Public Address 12/05/08 - Stuff (in) the papers

Public Address 12/05/08 - Stuff (in) the papers

I'm a Pakeha and you can stick your war | May 12, 2008 11:18
Russell Brown's Hard News
For some reason, Michael Law's latest column, A Pakeha Fights Back, is among the editors' picks on Stuff this morning. Feel free to read it, but you've read it before: it's the one Laws writes about once a month, contrasting decent, middle-class white families with feckless brown ones...
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Media beat-off | May 12, 2008 01:09
Keith Ng: Too wild for pocket protectors
It's time to pull the brakes on the latest meme-plague: Reports of New Zealand's death have been greatly exaggerated. Exhibit A: "Average family in the red just to get by". According to the story, in 2004, the "average family" was just getting by, but in 2008, the "average family" was in deficit each week and getting further and further into debt …
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