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Published in NZ Herald - 30 May 2012
Education Minister Hekia Parata’s comment that she was once in a class of 43 students will resonate with older New Zealanders. Large classes were the norm in the 1950’s and 60’s and I have a class photo showing 57 alongside me at primary school in South Dunedin.
Today class sizes are closer to 30 than 50 and many will think the Minister’s proposals to use an increase in class size as a way to fund improving the quality of teachers is no bad thing.
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There are a number of substantive articles there with lasting value. Kasama will be publishing some of them over a period of time -- to make them available more widely and to stimulate discussion over key political controversies.
As always, posting pieces here does not…
Protests erupted during John Key's post-Budget address.
By Matt McCarten
By cleverly calling it the "zero" Budget, Finance Minister Bill English wanted quiet yawning acceptance from us. He succeeded.
He got great back-up on Friday morning television from Prime Minister John Key, whose smooth delivery about the Government being prudent and careful with the nation's accounts in these unpredictable times - just like "mums and dads" are doing with their household budgets - was masterful.
Late last year, Yahoo filed for a trademark on the phrase “Yahoo Axis.” The filing raised more questions than answers at the time, but after six months Yahoo has finally spilled the proverbial beans -- Axis is both a new search-oriented add-on for your web browser, and a new browser app for iOS.
Before I talk about what it’s like to actually use Axis, let’s first discuss why the hell they’re doing this in the first place.
A number of German Internet users have received letters from a local law office in recent weeks, threatening them with copyright infringement lawsuits for allegedly distributing the science fiction movie Iron Sky via file sharing networks. There was only one way not to get sued, the letter informed them: Sign a cease-and-desist notice and pay € 800 (about $1012).
These kinds of costly cease-and-desist campaings against file sharers aren’t uncommon in Germany; …
New York was like any other major city destroyed by diversity. Blacks and to a lesser extent Hispanics were becoming the dominant force in the city enabled by all the liberal bigwigs in the Democratic machine who embraced the Kumbayaa leftist rainbow dogma. NYC even elected a black mayor (not a widely known fact).
However crime was astronomical, bums littered the streets, prostitutes and sex shops dominated downtown.
This is an Infowars.com interview with Charlotte Thompson Iserbyt served as the head of policy at the Department of Education during the first administration of US President, Ronald Reagan. While working there she discovered a long term strategic plan by the tax exempt foundations to transform America from a nation of rugged individualists and problem solvers to a country of servile, brainwashed minions who simply regurgitate whatever they are told.