Greatest hits / Greatest shits | Issue 26

Greatest Hit

This week we’re going international for the Greatest Hit: to Hong Kong. After a change to Hong Kong elections that would mean only “China-approved” candidates would be able to be elected, students began an intense protest for democracy, storming Hong Kong’s Civic Square. Sometimes it’s good to step back and realise we’re lucky to be democratic, when so many places still have to fight for that right.

Greatest Shit

Good old Karen Price. The environmental lawyer married to David Cunliffe has previously graced our pages in a Greatest Hit. This time, unfortunately, her story is not quite so great. Last weekend, a Twitter account (TarnBabe67) emerged, attacking users who did not support Cunliffe. Apparently it was Karen Price behind it.
This article first appeared in Issue 26, 2014.
Posted 1:49pm Sunday 5th October 2014 by Carys Goodwin.