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Public Address April 3, 2012 - God and the Media

Public Address April 3, 2012 - God and the Media

Belief Media
12:47 Apr 3, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
In general, New Zealanders have long taken a secular view of religious holidays: more of us relish the chance for a break at Easter than embrace the opportunity for contemplation. But on Media7 this week, we’re going with a Christian…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/belief-media/

MMP Review #2: Dual Candidacy
23:30 Apr 2, 2012 in Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler
In a post shortly before the election, I described how I’d come to change my mind on one of the details of MMP—the one seat rule. At about that time, I began questioning another. Under our version of MMP,…
http://publicaddress.net/legalbeagle/mmp-review-2-dual-candidacy/

MMP Review #1: The Party Vote Threshold
0:30 Apr 1, 2012 in Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler
I think quite a bit about electoral law and electoral systems, and our MMP system in particular. So I’m somewhat surprised to find myself wavering over a number of the aspects of MMP that the Electoral Commission review will address…
http://publicaddress.net/legalbeagle/mmp-review-1-the-party-vote-threshold/

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