Thursday, 25 September 2014

New Zealand 2014 Election Outcome- A Victory for the Right

Here is a link to a superbly realistic socialist analysis of the election outcome, originally published on the ISO of Aotearoa website, republished here by the ISO (US).

As the article states, "This analysis is provisional, and immediate, and bound to change as fuller results become available and the shape of the new coalition emerges. But we need to start with these bad new days and not any good old ones."

Clearly this election indicates that there has been a substantial shift to the right in New Zealand's political culture. Facing up to this unpleasant reality needs to be the starting point for the left collectively thinking through what has happened.

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