Why the founding of the Labour Party was a historic advance

 “The first great step of importance for every country newly entering into the [working class] movement is always the constitution of the workers as an independent political party, no matter […]

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Conspiracies, exposés, and revolutionary morality – a discussion in 140 characters  

When I published a post critical of Nicky Hager’s book, Dirty Politics – How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand’s political environment last week, it prompted an exchange on Twitter […]

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A country of inveterate, backwoods, thick-headed, egotistical philistines

The period of the Liberal government in New Zealand from 1890 to 1912, was one of unprecedented general prosperity – in comparison with the rest of the world – the […]

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