Election 2020: Labour becoming Green | Josie Pagani

JOSIE PAGANI

Election 2020: Labour becoming Green

Why, though, is Labour morphing into the Green Party?

It was an extraordinary moment to hear a Labour leader support handing over $12 million to a private green school that teaches the children of the 1 per cent to grow crystals and "activate their DNA", whatever that means. You can't be against inequality and poverty, then promise more money for the most affluent Greens. Truth is, the Labour leader is most animated in these debates when promising to declare a climate-change emergency, or spend its proposed tax increase on a hydro energy project in Lake Onslow, instead of on struggling schools and health.

It's hard to distinguish the Greens from Labour in this election

Read Josie’s election column in the New Zealand Herald here.