As for the people of New Zealand, I got a feeling that the place is filled with a disproportionate number of bleeding hurt lefties as most of the locals I came across had a global perspective, hated Israel, and loathed George Bush. There is also a pervading sense of humility of
The Maoris have apparently done better than native populations in other colonized places and I wonder when a colonizing regime becomes legitimate: after it has completely driven the natives out of public consciousness (tribal people in India), glorifies them as tourist attractions (Tahiti or New Zealand), when they have been rendered a symbolic apology thrice (Australia), or when the natives have finally avenged themselves (Zimbabwe)?
Despite being a left of centre country,
Finally, a few words about public toilets in
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