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Kiwi Life

Kiwi life

4 March 2023

9:00 AM

4 March 2023

9:00 AM

To be an award-winning commentator, the late Alexander Cockburn held, you really need to have a bit of a thing for ‘self-validating rituals whereby journalists give each other prizes and then boast to the public about them’. This well-founded observation, coupled with a chronic inability to remember the correct closing dates for submissions, has long consigned me to being one of the few non-award-winning pundits I know.

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