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Malcolm Evans – Trump’s view of the inauguration

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Malcolm Evans – Trump’s view of the inauguration

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The problem with Jacinda

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  John Minto, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

People are often surprised when I say I am much less impressed with Jacinda. I’ve heard her speak in public many times and have shared the platform on various panels with her and others (in my case to represent MANA Movement while she represented Labour) to discuss issues such as child poverty, housing, inequality and the struggles of beneficiaries etc

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Fly My Pretties – Waiheke, Cable Bay Vineyard

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  No Comments

Sunday 29 January, Waiheke, Cable Bay Vineyards

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Fringe Festival – CHARMIAN HUGHES- SOIXANTE MIRTH

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  No Comments

CHARMIAN HUGHES- SOIXANTE MIRTH What would happen if you met your younger self? Have you turned out to be the person the old you wanted you to be? From the London comedy circuit, 60 year old British comedian Charmian Hughes has come all the way to New Zealand to help you find the answers in […]

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Huge launch of Jacinda Ardern’s Mt Albert by-election campaign asks hard questions about what the bloody hell the Greens are playing at

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

The claim that the by election campaign will somehow be a beautiful women’s moment of enlightenment where politics can be discussed in a respectful way without the destructive ego of the Brosocialists while everyone gets a hug and a gold star for participating just seems so woefully optimistic.

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The political death of Cassandra Fairbanks, why social media and not Russian hacking elected Trump and how twitter maims the Left

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

People didn’t elect Trump for stable Government, they voted him into destroy, damage and hate all the cultural insecurities & fears they feel from a perceived loss of privilege. This cultural dislocation is compounded by free market neoliberal globalisation that saw 50% of Union families vote for Trump.

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The Inauguration vs #Womensmarch – A tale of two gatherings

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

Understanding why white working class Union men and women voted for Trump will win the 2020 election and remove this blight on global democracy, screaming racist sexists will ensure those voters go back to Trump.

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So we have a racist, sexist, crypto-fascist President vs the Military Industrial Complex – who do you cheer for?

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

Just because the Military Industrial Complex and its war machine lust hates Trump, that’s no reason for any decent human being to respect or support Trump.

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Sexual Culture – Alt-Right cuckoldry, hyper-hetrosexual Putin fetishisation and toxic Trump masculinity

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  6 Comments

Some reckons on the deep and dark toxic masculinity sexual culture that drives Trumpism.

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Allowing the CIA to re-write Lange’s legacy, what do you think the NSA 5 Eyes can do now and what was really revealed at the 2014 Moment of Truth?

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

I can smell the uranium on the CIA letterhead

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Aotearoa’s experience in overcoming racist and other divisions in the workers’ movement

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  5 Comments

Many unions seemed to turn the groups inside the unions which had been formed to empower workers from oppressed groups into inwardly focussed talking shops rather than organising centres.

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All Changed, Changed Utterly: Thoughts on the Eve of Donald Trump’s Inauguration.

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  53 Comments

I have long considered those who cry “Godwin” to be not only foolish but dangerous. Anyone who attempts to prevent people learning from one of the most terrible periods of human history is, objectively speaking, a fascist. Genuine progressives do not obey “Godwin’s Law”.

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Q Theatre and Auckland Fringe Festival 2017 – ONCE THERE WAS A WOMAN

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  No Comments

Full of feeling, humour, and imagination, this new solo work from Co Theatre Physical Once There Was a Woman premiers at Q Theatre Loft from February 28th to March 3rd 2017.

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Commentary of Trump’s Inauguration Concert

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  25 Comments

5pm ET – This inauguration has all the charm and culture of your average Klan rally – it’s a sad joke after a crippling 18months of hate

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TOPs environmental policy shows how dangerous to the status quo Gareth Morgan is

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

…this has always been the danger of Morgan. Labour and the Greens are so frightened of being seen as left wing they have done all they can to drag themselves to the middle and cloak themselves in the water down political language of the centre.

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All that is wrong with NZ politics in one simple devastating chart – Part 2

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

My blog on comparing Superannuation with the pittance paid out to the vulnerable via the neoliberal welfare state provoked the usual ‘don’t be mean to boomers, we worked hard’ mantra from our beloved boomer comrades.

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