The typical Auckland property now makes $8 a day more in capital gain than the average employee’s daily wage. NZ Herald
Ralston stood as an independent but swore allegiance to Auckland Future and Vic Crone, the latest de facto attempt by the National Party to wrestle control of the Super City.
Members of a generation which, knowing
nothing else, have absorbed the ideological assumptions of neoliberalism
without conspicuous protest. Now they want their reward. They’re hungry for
economic and political power and bitterly resentful that it has not yet been
given to them in anything like the quantities they deserve. Bowalley Road