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Safe as the proverbial houses

1469494757905Over the past few days, there’s been a lot of talk about Andrew Little. Labour’s support is at best static since the last election, and that was considered to be one of the worst results the Labour Party has ever seen. There’s been comment that, surely, Andrew Little has to go before the election so the Labour Party has any chance at winning the 2017 election. Read the rest of this entry

Calling Shearer’s bluff?

David Shearer has been looking a little stressed after saying there is a recording of John Key being told about the Dotcom phone hacking. Read the rest of this entry

Where Shearer’s going wrong

I guess this is more a “what would I do if I was David Shearer” than anything else, but Shearer is doing a lot wrong right now, even with the media trying as hard as they can to play into his hands. I think it’s safe to say that National is at a buffet right now, with a third term as Government being the main course. Read the rest of this entry

Let’s spend millions of dollars to move a piece of paper down the road…

The Government has announced that they’re intending on moving the original Treaty of Waitangi, with a number of other historic documents, from Archives New Zealand to the National Library. It’s about 120 metres down the road, yet it will cost $6.7 million. Read the rest of this entry

Class sizes – big issue or not?

Photograph by Krishnan Gopakumar

This issue is a bit contentious at the moment, so I thought it’s about time Politicalisation covered it. I tried to get all scholarly with this stuff, but I couldn’t actually find any journal articles that answered the question I was putting forward. Read the rest of this entry