WHERE DO REVOLUTIONS begin? The answer, invariably, is “close to home”. Where demonstrable public need meets unresponsive public authority. Where collective outrage invites violent repression. Where injustice spawns indignation and indignation demands action. Where popular action generates governmental reaction. That’s where revolutions are born.
NZ has seen the impact of our grotesque incompetence when it comes to measles, are our slack Health Officials going to let us down again or will a Government too frightened to anger China prefer to risk our collective health rather than infuriate our largest trading partner?
The Children's Commissioner has released his report into Oranga Tamariki and it is as pitiful as it is offensive.
‘First step in right direction’: World reacts to talks between Libya’s warring parties in Moscow.
Local Nazi sympathiser meets with visiting right wing politicians.
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There is a discussion taking place across the globe about the type of change that is needed. Will a series of reforms to the current system be enough or will we require some form of revolution. That is a discussion taking place in the squares of cities around the world that have been engulfed in months of continuous protest against the existing order.
Bernard Hickey has done a very good evaluation of how Labour win the 2020 election, and he has I think zeroed in on a very important dynamic that if employed early will favour a returned Government in 2020.
Farmers, you are are crucial to our survival in the coming climate catastrophe, but you've been damaged by your own political leaders and shat upon by the Banks. Your future is with a protectionist Government, not a free market one.
The same people cheering Police for this ridiculously over the top gun raid were screaming when it was the Ureweras but the greatest hypocrisy is the statement by Simon Bridges that he is suddenly worried about the 'politicisation' of the Police...
I've never started a petition for anything before, here is the first one I've created here.
The White House ceremony (it would be wrong to call it a press conference) in which the President gracelessly accepted the Iranian Government’s de-escalation of the international crisis which he, himself, had unleashed by authorising Soleimani’s assassination, was a vivid illustration of the new reality in world affairs.
That's right, this entire murderous extrajudicial fiasco was caused by a failed Jedi mind trick the Military establishment use to direct the President's actions.
This is a political trap being set for Ratana and Waitangi and Jacinda needs to be careful here.
News that the National Party Auckland HQ has been broken into... National Party office in Auckland burgled in 'sinister start to election year' The National Party...
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