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Andrew: I did try to warn you!

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  No Comments

In December last year I wrote the following column. Don’t say I didn’t warn you!

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HAPPENING NOW: Why I’m occupying for fossil fuel divestment

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Aine Kelly Costello, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  7 Comments

Today, on May 29 2017, I am peacefully occupying the Vice Chancellor’s wing of the University of Auckland with 13 fellow activists. We are demanding that our Vice Chancellor Prof. Stuart McCutcheon actively support divestment from coal, oil and gas extraction.

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Tips from Paula Bennett on how to be a Hypocrite

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  13 Comments

It would be a fair guess that Bennett does not require tipping to make up her weekly pay packet, to meet the necessities of life that many other New Zealanders find challenging in the 21st Century;

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A reality check on the budget

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  John Minto, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

The simple truth is that the bulk of high wage and salary earners, low-wage employers and parasitic landlords are National Party supporters. This is their budget.

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Candlelight Vigil against Israeli Occupation

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  No Comments

This June marks 50 years since the end of the Six Day War, and 50 years since Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. Dayenu – New Zealand Jews Against Occupation will be holding a candlelight vigil on June the 12th to mark this historically sad milestone, and recognise 50 years of resistance to military occupation.

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I wish Peter Dunne could have been so enlightened on cannabis when he made Helen Kelly a criminal in her final months of life

By   /  May 28, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  16 Comments

We want reform NOW – not in 3 years. We are arresting 7000 NZers a year for cannabis, Peter Dunne is honestly saying to your face that we need to arrest 21 000 more NZers before we can reform our system.

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Labour vs The Nation – learning a lesson from Corbyn’s recent poll jump

By   /  May 27, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  32 Comments

Huge Twitter eruption of elite journalistic privilege today over the decision by NZ Labour to dump appearing on The Nation.

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The NZ Labour Party – a tale of two lists – Broadchurch vs Pure Temple

By   /  May 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

Lizzie Marvelly’s weekly column and ongoing 7000 part expose on why men are shit is out and this week Lizzie takes aim at middle class male privilege by highlighting the musings of political debutant Rohan Lord…

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Can the Green Party of NZ do anything without taking a huge smelly dump on the chest of the Labour Party?

By   /  May 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

Serious question time, if these schoolboy errors in political tactics and strategy are all the Greens can muster how the Christ can they be trusted with Executive Power?

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The war on terror fails innocents everywhere

By   /  May 27, 2017  /  Christine Rose, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  38 Comments

The war on terror has desensitised the western world to senseless waste of life and acts of arbitrary justice in the Middle East, and hypersensitised us to terrorism risks at home.

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Wait – what? The Greens are voting for this Budget???

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  20 Comments

The National Party will be telling everyone up and down the country that they are so centrist that even the Greens voted for their budget.

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Corbyn’s Labour slashes Tory lead to 5 points

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

If Corbyn can pull this off, it will be a greater political comeback than the second coming of Christ.

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Malcolm Evans – Morons

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Malcolm Evans – Morons

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McDonald’s agreement confirms why we need unions

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  5 Comments

McDonald’s workers will be voting on new Collective Agreement between the multinantional giant and Unite Union this week.

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10 Facts about how bad Budget 2017 really is

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  29 Comments

This Budget is a hollow turd rolled in glitter.

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Budget 2017 – the sweep it under the carpet budget

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

This is a sweep it under the carpet budget, just like everything this Government does. It only looks good because Labour and the Greens have such incredibly small visions.

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