7 June 2018
Workers & Economy

Why People Justify Social Systems That Disadvantage Them

Copy of an analysis by Mathias Sager from his blog of why people adopt politics which clearly disadvantages them.

4 June 2018
Government & Law

Labour will not be 'transformative' in the Post Truth Era

Letter to The Listener about the 'fiscal straitjacket' in the first Labour-led budget of the Post Truth Era.

26 February 2018
Opinion & Blogs

Resignation of Bill English

Letter to editor of Dom Post, Wellington. English's 'big lie' on the SAS in Afghanistan was reassuring to the plurality who voted National to support National's lack of action on climate change.

14 February 2018
Opinion & Blogs

Death, Life, and the Post Truth Era

Letter to editor of Weekender responding to Jo Randerson's reflection on death and life.

22 November 2017
War & Militarism

Letter to editor saying commemoration should be 11/11, not ANZAC day

Armistice Day marks the end of WW1. Even so, the parties to the treat are not absolved from the crime of starting the war. And NZ should not be using that colonial war as a source of nationhood.

Richard Keller

Wellington resident for 30 years after coming here as a Reagan Refugee from the USA. Check out my 'letters' at:

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