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Articles by Chris Trotter

20th May 19, 7:34am
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Chris Trotter says Bill Shorten will go down in Australian political history as the Labor leader who lost the unlosable election by underestimating the extraordinary defensive power of the big end of town
Chris Trotter says Bill Shorten will go down in Australian political history as the Labor leader who lost the unlosable election by underestimating the extraordinary defensive power of the big end of town
20th May 19, 7:34am
5th May 19, 6:31am
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Chris Trotter looks at how Sepuloni's welfare reform agenda bumps up against Robertson's spending control framework, and assesses how this will be resolved
Chris Trotter looks at how Sepuloni's welfare reform agenda bumps up against Robertson's spending control framework, and assesses how this will be resolved
5th May 19, 6:31am
23rd Apr 19, 8:37am
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Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
23rd Apr 19, 8:37am
8th Apr 19, 8:24am
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Chris Trotter wonders whether provincial and conservative New Zealanders will embrace diversity and multiculturalism with the same fervour as their fellow citizens in Grey Lynn and Wadestown
Chris Trotter wonders whether provincial and conservative New Zealanders will embrace diversity and multiculturalism with the same fervour as their fellow citizens in Grey Lynn and Wadestown
8th Apr 19, 8:24am
25th Mar 19, 9:57am
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Chris Trotter takes a look at some of the political and racial aftershocks starting to emerge following the Christchurch terrorist attacks
Chris Trotter takes a look at some of the political and racial aftershocks starting to emerge following the Christchurch terrorist attacks
25th Mar 19, 9:57am
11th Mar 19, 9:42am
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Chris Trotter says the Government's handling of the Tax Working Group has highlighted Grant Robertson's reliance on his mentor Michael Cullen
Chris Trotter says the Government's handling of the Tax Working Group has highlighted Grant Robertson's reliance on his mentor Michael Cullen
11th Mar 19, 9:42am
25th Feb 19, 7:59am
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Chris Trotter says the Capital Gains Tax recommended by Cullen’s team is of such breadth and bite it can't have been intended seriously
Chris Trotter says the Capital Gains Tax recommended by Cullen’s team is of such breadth and bite it can't have been intended seriously
25th Feb 19, 7:59am
11th Feb 19, 10:15am
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Chris Trotter suggests that given socialism has begun to matter in the USA, it will very soon matter everywhere else too
Chris Trotter suggests that given socialism has begun to matter in the USA, it will very soon matter everywhere else too
11th Feb 19, 10:15am
28th Jan 19, 10:04am
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Chris Trotter on how middle class housing subsidies overwhelmed the social housing priorities of the Labour Party's rank-and-file members
Chris Trotter on how middle class housing subsidies overwhelmed the social housing priorities of the Labour Party's rank-and-file members
28th Jan 19, 10:04am
17th Jan 19, 9:33am
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Chris Trotter on how imperialism has set Britain apart from its European competitors and landed it in the mess it's in
Chris Trotter on how imperialism has set Britain apart from its European competitors and landed it in the mess it's in
17th Jan 19, 9:33am
14th Jan 19, 9:59am
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Journey To Aztlan: Chris Trotter on why the Democrats should let Trump build his wall
Journey To Aztlan: Chris Trotter on why the Democrats should let Trump build his wall
14th Jan 19, 9:59am
30th Dec 18, 8:02am
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With Jami-Lee Ross gone, Chris Trotter wonders why National Party leaks continue against Simon Bridges. He explores what is really going on
With Jami-Lee Ross gone, Chris Trotter wonders why National Party leaks continue against Simon Bridges. He explores what is really going on
30th Dec 18, 8:02am
17th Dec 18, 7:47am
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Chris Trotter questions whether PM Jacinda Ardern is really running the Government or is merely its figurehead
Chris Trotter questions whether PM Jacinda Ardern is really running the Government or is merely its figurehead
17th Dec 18, 7:47am
3rd Dec 18, 9:48am
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Chris Trotter says employment law reform changes leave Labour’s ideological nakedness covered, business lobbyists quietly satisfied & Winston Peters claiming credit
Chris Trotter says employment law reform changes leave Labour’s ideological nakedness covered, business lobbyists quietly satisfied & Winston Peters claiming credit
3rd Dec 18, 9:48am
19th Nov 18, 10:28am
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Chris Trotter says National's apparent decline in the polls may be bad news for those relying on tax-free capital gains to maintain their social status
Chris Trotter says National's apparent decline in the polls may be bad news for those relying on tax-free capital gains to maintain their social status
19th Nov 18, 10:28am