"2010: Thirty Years On the Fast Track"

Title"2010: Thirty Years On the Fast Track"
Year for Search1980
AuthorsMaharey, Steve[n](b. 1953), and Shuker, Roy (b. 1948)
Secondary TitleComment (Palmerston North, New Zealand)
Volume / Editionns 12
Pagination12-14
Date PublishedSeptember 1980
KeywordsMale author, New Zealand author
Annotation

Satire with multinational corporations the dominant force worldwide. New Zealand, which is presented as a utopia, has a core, highly technical economy that employs few people and a fringe economy produces little but gives people something to do. Trade unions tied to the central government and representing the unemployed, the vast majority of the population. “Maoristans” established so that Maori could return to the land. Alternative lifestyles encouraged. All groups agree to not interfere with the core economy. 

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Author Note

Maharey (b. 1953) was a member of Cabinet in the Labour government in the early 21st century and then became the Vice-Chancellor of Massey University. Shuker (b. 1948) teaches at Victoria University of Wellington.

Full Text

1980 Maharey, Steve[n] (b. 1953) and Roy Shuker (b. 1948). “2010: Thirty Years On the Fast Track.” Comment (Palmerston North, New Zealand), ns 12 (September 1980): 12-14. ATL

Satire with multinational corporations the dominant force worldwide. New Zealand, which is presented as a utopia, has a core, highly technical economy that employs few people and a fringe economy produces little but gives people something to do. Trade unions tied to the central government and representing the unemployed, the vast majority of the population. “Maoristans” established so that Maori could return to the land. Alternative lifestyles encouraged. All groups agree to not interfere with the core economy. Maharey was a member of Cabinet in the Labour government in the early 21st century and then became the Vice-Chancellor of Massey University. Shuker teaches at Victoria University of Wellington.