Statement From Richard Prosser MP
Richard Prosser MP
Statement From Richard Prosser
Terrorism and airline safety worldwide
is a serious issue which consumes great resources and causes
The issue requires positive
solutions, and my article in Investigate magazine sadly did
not contribute to that.
I accept that I impugned
many peaceful law-abiding Muslims, and to them I
My opinion piece does not
reflect the views of the New Zealand First Party and I
deeply regret any embarrassment caused by it.
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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>>