The Fresher PM: Bill English’s First Year at the University of Otago

Posted 11:40am Sunday 20th August 2017 by Joel MacManus

This feature contains reference to extreme racist and homophobic language and behaviour.   It was a culture of hyper-masculinity, heavy drinking, and hard partying. The Critic Editor at the time called it “the business of bigotry,” and said it was marred by homophobia and Read more...

PM’s Proposed Raise in Retirement Age Receives Little Cross-Party Fanfare

Posted 12:04pm Sunday 12th March 2017 by George Elliott

Prime Minister Bill English broke with his predecessor last week in a major policy shift, announcing a proposal to raise the age of eligibility for superannuation, New Zealand’s pension scheme, from 65 to 67 years old in the year 2037. English argues that this measure will cut costs for an Read more...

Why Use Facts When You Can Use Anecdotes?

Posted 10:24am Sunday 5th March 2017 by Joe Higham

Prime Minister Bill English has blamed unemployment rates on young people failing workplace drug tests; despite admitting the comments he made were based entirely on anecdotal evidence. English explained that high unemployment figures do not reflect a need to limit the amount of unskilled Read more...

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