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Now we know why the Greens are freaking out over The Opportunities Party

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  30 Comments

Now we know why the Greens are freaking out over The Opportunities Party, all week Julie Anne Genter has been taking pot shots at TOP and desperately trying to argue that the Greens are more radical on cannabis than their political posturing towards the centre would suggest.

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Is New Zealand caught in an electoral bubble that can only give the rich and powerful power?

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  20 Comments

Stepping back from the politics of the moment, have we as a country become caught in an electoral bubble that can only give the rich and powerful power?

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Affordable housing, swimmable rivers, prison rehabilitation & a suicide reduction policy with no targets – welcome to denial

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

The denial we have allowed National Party voters to force upon us over the last decade has to end in September or we will be adrift in a carefully tailored culture of denial where no issue is ever solved.

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Why NZ officials are talking about North Korea hitting us with a nuke & how ideological are National really?

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

North Korean nukes is such an obvious front of a story and our embedded media who should be asking questions like, ‘why the hell are you trying to kick start this anti-democratic pro corporate power trade deal off again’ are breathlessly reporting to us about imaginary mushroom clouds.

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The truth about National’s supposed 34 000 ‘new’ houses for Auckland

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

This housing announcement is a joke looking for a punchline.

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National’s home building policy is Labour lite – 34 000 homes by 2030 isn’t a solution!

By   /  May 16, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

That’s our Housing Minister standing in front of the Property Institute logo which sums up the past decade of National’s Housing policies. National is a Government of the property speculators, by property the speculators and for the property speculators.

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Mike King quits suicide-prevention panel & claims real suicide rate is twice as high as officials say

By   /  May 16, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  30 Comments

A nation that kills itself with the passion ours does is a damaged culture demanding immediate recognition and action now. The denial is beneath us and those who tragically take their own lives. Imagine if we took that $1.7billion ‘surplus’ that National supposedly have and reinvested it into Suicide prevention?

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Easy solution to landlord’s threatening rent rises as a response to Labour cracking down on speculator tax loop holes

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  49 Comments

Long term low rent accommodation is the solution, allowing the corporate greed monsters of Barfoot and Thompson to just graze on the fields of inequality while those with little get pushed to the fringes is not a solution.

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Alfred Ngaro must be sacked as a Minister and is anyone awake in Andrew Little’s office?

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  30 Comments

The Opposition need to act on this immediately before Bill English does it off his own bat, because if he does it before they demand action, it makes English look principled and the Opposition look feckless.

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Labour Party Conference a Triumph

By   /  May 14, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  20 Comments

Andrew looked confident, the Party membership sense the change in the wider community, Jacinda looked genuine, Grant looked ready, the Greens looked muzzled, the Staff are gloating and the media gave them great coverage.

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National Party Scum threaten Urban Maori, Salvation Army and John Campbell

By   /  May 14, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

…these National Party scum, these corrupt slum landlords, these arseholes who have grown the property bubble to bribe the middles classes are threatening Urban Maori, the Salvation Army and John Campbell for daring to point out the utter failure of National’s Housing policy.

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Latest Trumpocalypse: Threat to just stop press briefings altogether

By   /  May 13, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

You can barely keep up with the madness. Trump now threatens just ending press briefings altogether…

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Outrageous KiwiRail scandal!

By   /  May 13, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

5 immediate questions that need to be asked here are:

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EXCLUSIVE: Massive online ACT Party data breach

By   /  May 12, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  35 Comments

To protect their privacy we won’t publish any of their details, but ACT might want to hire someone to make their database secure.

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Open Letter to the National Party, ‘Meh’ is not an appropriate response to the People’s Mental Health Report

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

As a collective Political Party you should not only be ashamed of the mental health system you have overseen for 9 years, but you should also be deeply ashamed by your response to the truth and the way you have spat in these New Zealanders faces.

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Remember, according to National, four out of five renters in NZ not able to buy a house isn’t a crisis

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

Would the National Government of NZ consider NZ had a Housing Crisis if…

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