In my last blog I speculated that a breakout of community infection of the Covid virus was the one thing that could harm Labour’s chances at the election.
National are arguing for a delay in the election because the Virus flare up distorts the media attention onto Jacinda and not even coverage of the Opposition.
National are not trying to hold the Government to account as the loyal Opposition, they are a Toxic Opposition openly feeding conspiracy theories that risk destabilising civil society.
If there is a single word that describes the condition of our economy right now it’s 'precarious'
Labour relaunch an 8 year old National employment policy, National relaunch Simon's Crime Policy, ACT launch a Bus, Winston needs a resurrection and the Greens promise everyone a house.
We have a caretaker government in the middle of an election campaign. Māori Party Co-Leader John Tamihere is calling on Jacinda Ardern to be up...
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This election, break John Key's heart and break Heather du Plessis-Allan's soul by party voting Labour.
Young New Zealanders who have grown up in the neoliberal era of low inflation, small and weak private sector unions, and low-to-stagnant income growth will find it difficult to imagine an annual inflation rate of 14 percent with wage rises to match
Do you want more family distress and even deeper child poverty? Vote ACT.
Mainstream media desperately pump corporate “business as usual” messages to swamp and sideline alternative...
Mainstream media have always pumped up corporate voices to crowd out alternatives and this last week they have been at it harder than usual.
There seems to be an argument being forwarded by angry gun fascists who have now rushed to support ACT that this is what 'we' (civil society) get for banning their sub machine guns.
TV3s The Nation had Nick Smith and Chloe Swarbrick on and despite some salient efforts on behalf of the host, Nick just went on a grumpy grandad rant that looked as ridiculous as it sounded.
Oh my god, the manics have done it! National have drunk the Kool Aid and have elected Darth Mutter as the new National Party Leader...
Judith is on the side of the virus, here is her press release already framing this as Jacinda's failure...
After 5 years, the NZ Police have apologised and settled my complaint against their breach of my privacy and civil rights during their deeply flawed case against Nicky Hager. The formal apology is as follows.
Bomber delivers his run-down on the week's big political issues