Beefsteaks Ruled by Women

Women currently fill the highest offices in New Zealand. Some people find this rather incongruous. “…this progress might be thought a bit of a shock for a country famous for beefy rugby players, not for caring, sharing equality, but New Zealanders seem to have taken it (and even the election last year of the world’s first transsexual MP and a pot-promoting Rastafarian colleague) with equanimity.”


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Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

In an opinion piece for the UK’s Guardian newspaper, former prime minister and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy Helen Clark explains why a ‘yes’ in next year’s referendum…