Wednesday, October 08, 2014

It makes you think


(Image stolen from @studentsnz)

Which is a no-brainer. Remove the sources of stress in people's lives - getting sick, having enough to live on, having enough time for themselves or to spend with their friends and family - and people are free to be happy.

All of these policies are affordable in New Zealand - its just a question of priorities. And our government (and its predecessors) has prioritised tax-cuts for the rich and billion-dollar giveaways to polluters over the needs of ordinary kiwis. It would be nice if we had a government - and a country - which worked for ordinary people, and not just the rich.