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Articles by Petero Okotai

OPINION: An autopsy of the Democratic Party

Saturday 6 August 2022 | Written by Petero Okotai | Published in Editorials, Opinion

"This column is part of a few which I have entitled " Oversimplifications". The reason for this is that almost every subject, and indeed everything that I write, almost always merits something significantly longer, if not a book, to explain the complexity and nuances, analyse the pros, cons, and counter arguments... most of which I have considered, having dwelled on many of these issues for years. However, if I did include all of these thoughts, 1) I'd never finish any of these and; 2) there's not enough room in the paper. So remember, below is an oversimplification of a slightly more complex ideas and thoughts."


OPINION: The science of how power corrupts

Saturday 30 July 2022 | Written by Petero Okotai | Published in Editorials, Opinion

"This column is part of a few which I have entitled " Oversimplifications". The reason for this is that almost every subject, and indeed everything that I write, almost always merits something significantly longer, if not a book, to explain the complexity and nuances, analyse the pros, cons, and counter arguments... most of which I have considered, having dwelled on many of these issues for years. However, if I did include all of these thoughts, 1) I'd never finish any of these and; 2) there's not enough room in the paper. So remember, below is an oversimplification of a slightly more complex ideas and thoughts."


OPINION: What should be our main priority in the next four years and beyond?

Thursday 28 July 2022 | Written by Petero Okotai | Published in Editorials, Opinion

"This column is part of a few which I have entitled " Oversimplifications". The reason for this is that almost every subject, and indeed everything that I write, almost always merits something significantly longer, if not a book, to explain the complexity and nuances, analyse the pros, cons, and counter arguments... most of which I have considered, having dwelled on many of these issues for years. However, if I did include all of these thoughts, 1) I'd never finish any of these and; 2) there's not enough room in the paper. So remember, below is an oversimplification of a slightly more complex ideas and thoughts."


OPINION: The winding paths to victory

Tuesday 5 July 2022 | Written by Petero Okotai | Published in Opinion

This column is part of a few which I have entitled “Oversimplifications”.