INCITE: Politics is a brand new publication from the same people who brought you Dirty Politics. The only difference is that this time we will actually cut out Rawshark and Nicky Hager, and perhaps we can get paid for all the insider information ourselves.
Love them or loath them, the team of Lusk, Slater and Graham are a formidable force in shaping politics in New Zealand. You can either wait for them to have their emails stolen again, and for Hager to publish them in a book once they are stale, or you can get in on the ground floor and see what they are talking about every month.
The format is an electronic newsletter, and you can only read it by paying for it. (Unless you manage to get Rawshark to hack you a copy.) As part of its offerings, INCITE: Politics will commission a monthly poll, where we look at other aspects of our political ecosystem, that provides much more insight than the dumb “who votes for what party” and “Jacinda’s women’s magazine appearances have lifted her name recognition to 5% in preferred PM stakes”.
Instead of reactive polling to see what effect certain events had, we want to push it up to the next level by looking ahead and telling you what is most likely to happen next month. But, only those who pay get to know.
We will observe and rate the performances of MPs, parties and proposed policies. And, with the local body elections ahead, INCITE: Politics will tell you if the Mayor is having sex in the Ngati Whatua room before the elections this time. Promise. Read more »