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    Chris Trotter

    Chris Trotter is a weekly political columnist and commentator. On occasion he's also been known to sing.

    A Revolution Fuelled by Fear and Anger

    FARMERS ARE REVOLTING, or at least they’re getting pretty damned mad. Within weeks hundreds, perhaps thousands, of farmers, their families, and those provincial businesses dependent on farmer support, will gather to protest.

    There Are Two Sides To Every History

    [...] Oh, I know, Dame Anne Salmond and her ilk will accuse me of being “unhelpful”. They will insist that the atrocity committed at Akaroa was simply a reflection of Maori cultural practice at the time. Tamaiharanui had killed a Ngati Toa chieftain: somebody had to die.

    Is It Sundown For the English-Speaking Peoples?

    [...] Ever since Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth destroyed the naval power of England’s principal commercial rivals, the Dutch, in the early-1650s, the English-speaking peoples have maintained a more-or-less unbroken upward trajectory towards world domination.

    Ihumatao: No Right Answers – Only Difficult Choices.

    [...] Bridges’ and National’s stance on Ihumatao enjoys considerable (quite possibly majority) support across the wider New Zealand community. For many years, the opponents of Maori nationalism have warned their fellow Pakeha that “full and final” would never be permitted to mean “full” or “final”.

    Whose History Will Our Children Be Taught?

    [...] Encouraging the Pakeha to shake off their indifference to New Zealand history is probably the unwisest thing Maori have done since shaking Captain Hobson’s hand.

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