(ed: these are the same question facing the new zealand labour party – let’s hope their apparent recent pivot to a form of democratic socialism/old-school labour is not just an electioneering chimera.
i actually don’t think it is – and i am feeling the most positive about the political/social future of new zealand – than i have since the neoliberal revolution that was rogernomics..
i hope i am not just being sucked into that ‘electioneering chimera’..)
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