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Can we rename ‘America’s Cup’ the ‘White Rich Man Privilege Cup’ now?

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

It’s an ugly naked display of money masquerading as a sport. At least League, Rugby, Soccer and NetBall have a class inclusiveness about them, sailing is for rich white people and those who want to  worship rich white people.

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Sugar kills more New Zealanders than drugs – The Opportunities Party

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Just hours from the Fizz Symposium opening Mika Haka , Auckland Central candidate for The Opportunities Party states: “Health Minister Jonathan Coleman’s legacy will be the over proportional numbers of obese, diabetic and suicidal New Zealanders – more than this country has ever seen before.” Recently announced as Auckland Central candidate for The Opportunities Party, […]

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Five Hundred make Joint Submission on New Zealand Suicide Plan – Action Station

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The deadline for public submissions on the Ministry of Health’s Suicide Prevention Strategy closed today, and the People’s Mental Health Review has been gathering submissions for a joint submission. The submission invited people to call for the suicide prevention plan to take into account the concerns expressed in public by Mike King, when he stood […]

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Unanimous Cross-Party Support Reached on Students’ Welfare – Aotearoa Students’ Alliance

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

A remit successfully passed by the National Party Conference on Saturdaymarks a full cross-party political consensus on the increase of weekly loan living costs, according to the Aotearoa Students’ Alliance. The remit read, “That the National Party support the increase of the cap of student living costs loans proposed to meet increased cost of living”. […]

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Are we witnessing a very Kiwi Coup?

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  28 Comments

I think we are witnessing a slow motion coup.

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Theresa May and the Holy Grail

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Theresa May and the Holy Grail

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Marama Fox should be ashamed of herself!

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

Where was Marama when Todd Barclay was caught out lying to NZ about secretly taping a staff member? Where was Marama when the Prime Minister got caught out doing the same thing? No word from her about her mates then, but here she was attacking Awataha Marae and giving racists everywhere a chance to stereotype Marae as slave labour slums.

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EXCLUSIVE: Intern tells what really happened inside Campaign for Change ‘slave labour Marae’

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  32 Comments

I do know that this well-intentioned educational program which somehow turned into a “scandal” has been completely blown out of proportion by the media. I am writing this because the lack of sensitivity that has gone along with criticizing this program is despicable.

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The Labour interns – ACT exposes hypocrisy!

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

A few days ago, headlines appeared supposedly “exposing  a rort” by the NZ Labour Party to exploit American interns for electoral campaigning purposes;

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Defend Qatar, Defend al-Jazeera

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Keith Locke, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

The Saudi-led blockade of Qatar should concern us all. It is virtually an act of war for one country, Saudi Arabia, to cut off all land access to another, Qatar, and then combine with two other countries, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, to restrict air and sea access.

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Break out the champagne! City Care victory

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  John Minto, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  2 Comments

After a two-year battle KOA was successful in not only stopping the sale of the council works company City Care but also in pressuring the council to restore the company to the strategic assets list.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Keep the hat on boy, you’ll be getting used to seeing it soon

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Monday 26th June 2017

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

5: Hexes vs. Prayers: Christians and Witches Are Waging Spiritual War Over Trump
4: Tillerson: Some demands on Qatar very difficult to meet
3:  RALPH NADER: THE DEMOCRATS ARE UNABLE TO DEFEND THE U.S. FROM THE “MOST VICIOUS” REPUBLICAN PARTY IN HISTORY
2: Republican Healthcare Bill Gives Tax Cuts to the Rich by Gutting Safety Net for Poor & Middle Class
1: Sixty towers across England found to have unsafe cladding

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Monday 26th June 2017

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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Q+A review: Has anyone contacted slave pen crusader Matthew Hooton yet?

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

…this Labour ‘slave scandal’ proves the ease with which a Right Wing blog can still manipulate the NZ mainstream media.

This ability to manipulate the mainstream media is as cancerous in 2017 as it was in 2014.

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4 shades of Bill: There isn’t a tape! There is a tape! There might not be a tape! I was asked if I wanted to listen to the tape that didn’t exist?

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

How could English claim the tape doesn’t exist if Todd Barclay offered to play him the tape???

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