So to get back to Auckland and Christchurch and the hysterical house price rises ( I just checked but a solid stone 4 bedroom house with a nice garden in a quite burb in Holland ( a country so densely populated you could just about walk over heads to get from one city to the next) so close to all the amenities you could possibly need you could walk there still only costs about a quarter of what a wooden run down shack in Auckland costs and there are a million people in a waiting list for a home and they have to wait at least 20-30 years to get a small flat for themselves.
How does the ruling elite get what they want? Simple. They create a crisis, everybody gets scared and then they present the “solution”. In the case of their privatisation agenda of the National government these last few weeks the ACC “Crisis” is a case in point. Here is how it works: Part 1 Part 2 […]
Sarkozy’s ‘incoherence’ is a sign of the euro-impasse. Riots swept across Eastern Europe this winter. In Latvia 100 were arrested when they attacked the Finance Ministry with cobblestones from the quaintly restored tourist area protesting unemployment, budget and wage cuts. In Lithuania, riot police fired rubber-bullets and tear gas on a trade union march. A […]