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Politically, Abortion change rests with NZ First so what does that look like?

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

So how does it all play out politically? Where are the 4 Political Parties that will decide any change in abortion law on this?

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Carry on Fidel Castro’s global legacy, says Cuban ambassador

By   /  December 4, 2016  /  Bloggers, Dr David Robie, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  14 Comments

Fundamental rights – the right to food, education and health – need to come before a narrow Western concept of human rights.

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Kevin Hague + Greg O’Connor + Helen Kelly = Cannabis Legalisation

By   /  August 16, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

The simple truth is that there is no political courage to force the current war on drugs back on cannabis.

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Cough-cough – Impertinent question time – Does Key’s fear that decriminalising cannabis sending the wrong message to teenagers extend to his own children?

By   /  August 15, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

John Key is doing the rounds of media this morning stating that decriminalising cannabis would send the wrong message to teenagers.

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A dictionary of education terms and definitions, brought to you by the letters R E F O R and M

By   /  September 27, 2014  /  Dianne Khan, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

Free to all TDB readers, please enjoy your very own cut-out-and-keep handy primer of terms that I predict you will need to know over the next three years…

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