An open letter to angry America

Fri 3 Feb 6

Sometimes the structural imbalances go your way, and sometimes they don't: Better figure out who makes the scales.

Deplorables rising: US democracy down, NZ rides high

Fri 27 Jan

A number of factors (five, to be precise) resulted in democracy rising and falling across the world in 2016.

Andrew Little with his new no-glasses look

Hooton: election will be the most vicious and bizarre yet


Opposition politicians having observed the success of Donald Trump’s crude rhetoric, fake news and outright lies.

Foreign Affairs: Cleaning up the US election

Fri 27 Jan

The primary question settled in an election is which party will control the organ of Washington called “the White House.” 

Prime Minister Bill English

Election date announcement on the cards for Tuesday

Mon 23 Jan 1

Bill English appeal for reawakening of spirit of enterprise among Maori because "government has reached the limits of what government can do – government grants, programmes, more public servants."

US President-elect Donald Trump

Five narratives about the US election you should defend against

Mon 14 Nov 3

You have to answer the Thin Red Line question: "Who's doing this? Who's killing us?"


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