Interview: Marilyn Waring

By Guyon Espiner In Books, Politics

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3rd December, 2012
Marilyn Waring has already changed New Zealand. She was the young woman forced to sink or swim in a sea of suits. She was the country’s youngest MP, took on its most intimidating Prime Minister and helped trigger the law we treasure above all others. In 2012, as she takes a sabbatical from academia, she is writing an autobiography of her parliamentary years. It is the story of how a 22-year-old woman entered Parliament, eventually brought down a government and paved the way for a nuclear-free New Zealand. ...

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