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Brian Dixon
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Strong communities. Clean energy. A healthy environment. Your Green Dunedin candidates ­for the Dunedin City Council and Otago Regional Council ­are ready to go in to bat for the future of our city and its environment. In October, for the first time in a generation, we can elect a progressive city council. Representatives who will fight for the future of our people, and our environment. If you want to help build a strong progressive voic...
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March is Brain Injury Awareness month (at least in the USA). Public information and education is a priority.
A TBI changes you. Literally and figuratively. My personality is different. My energy levels and sleep patterns are foreign to me. The confused woman in the kitchen staring at the oven is someone I am just now starting to understand....
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The Ministry of Social Development posted new figures yesterday showing a massive rise in the number of vulnerable families in urgent and serious need of social housing.

These figures are the result of this Government's policies that have left one in four of our children in poverty.

The Green Party will build more state houses, fund third parties to provide affordable housing, and cap Housing NZ rents at 25% of income. More on our housing policies here: http://bit.ly/TZPsln #Green2014
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On the eve of the inevitable passing the GCSB and TIC Amendment bills, it's worth remembering, in the protest sense, we've been here before. We are poised to enter a new era of McCarthyism where investigative journalism is de...
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An excellent essay on business "ethics" (or lack thereof)...
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A political party working for the environment and social justice
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This morning John Key met with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has said he will look for ways to continue whaling despite the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling that Japan must halt its activities in the Southern Ocean.

Rather than take a strong stand on the issue, it seems John Key is happy to ignore Japan's whaling. New Zealand should be seeking a concrete assurance from Japan that they will not flout the ICJ's ruling. bit.ly/1motMdA
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Excellent resource in the climate change debate
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Neutral non-aligned while election is on. No polilitcal posts until after 7 pm Saturday. (Some of my friends and colleagues will heave a sigh of relief!)
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