March 2-8 2013 Issue 3799

by The Listener / 21 February, 2013
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Lake of shame</h4>

COVER STORY


Lake of shame

In this week's issue, Karl du Fresne reports on Lake Horowhenua - a supposed symbol of co-operation between the races is proving anything but, instead provoking acts of violence, polarising politicians and horrifying environmentalists; Ruth Laugesen talks with electronic millionaire Dick Smith on his newfound role as a critic of "extreme" capitalism and a crusader for Australian farmers. And he doesn't like our beetroot; and we reveal the winning photo essay of the Listener Photo Essay Competition by Billie Win, who documented a friend going through the first stages of a female-to-male gender reassignment.

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