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Pete George – an example of right wing blogging falsehoods

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Lynn Prentice, Media Watch  /  23 Comments

“The implication that Pete George is evidentially trying to imply is that The Standard is run by Labour in the same manner that those two blogs are.”

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Auckland Fringe Festival Review: Puppet Fiction

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

“There was something inherently giggle-worthy about a movie as widely acclaimed and popular with movie buffs as Pulp Fiction being done in a medium so silly. It’s a lovely juxtaposition between all that is Tarantino and the quaintness of a puppet. “

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Auckland Fringe Festival Review: Velcro City

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Auckland Fringe Festival Review: Velcro City

“That said- Kimbra (from Hamilton) does end up in a flaming lavender field and then singing a loop-loop cover of Rubicon’s Bruce. Which is equal parts bizarre and hilarious. “

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The Lantern Festival and Racism

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  The Liberal Agenda  /  8 Comments

“A stupid drunk girl was yelling the most horrid torrent of racist hate at a Chinese lady walking down the street. Apparently, I gathered, because her dog was yapping.”

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Auckland Pride Parade

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Auckland Pride Parade

“if the purpose of the Parade was celebration and community and a good time, then it was certainly achieved”

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The Living Wage and the Precariat

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Living Wage and the Precariat

“The Living Wage was launched on the 14th of February. I like to think of it as a Valentine’s Day present to everyone in low wage work. It’s clearly time to share the love a bit better than what we’ve been managing as a society.”

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Partial asset sales highlight need for electricity regulation

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Phoebe Fletcher, Setting The Agenda  /  10 Comments

“Treasury have expressed their concerns that the drive within National to sell all of the power companies before the end of their term may lead to an oversaturated market and minimal returns. “

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