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First day of the Labour leadership race proper

By   /  August 31, 2013  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

What we are seeing is a true post-Clark Labour Party being forged and it’s heart and soul is deeply ensconced to the left. Labour should feel proud that they have such depth of talent to compete at this high level.

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Mind the Gap: Guest TV Review from David Cunliffe

By   /  August 31, 2013  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  49 Comments

This is a story about how, as Bruce put it, the middle class is getting squeezed from two directions and has become the ‘struggling class’, while the wealthy, continue to prosper at everyone’s expense.

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A brief word on US military intervention in Syria

By   /  August 31, 2013  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury  /  4 Comments

As horrifying as the 1400 deaths from chemical weapons attacks on the Syrian people are…

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NZ children lose again

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  Green Party, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on NZ children lose again

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ children lose again Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | Press Release “The in-work tax credit (IWTC) has lifted thousands of children out of poverty but hasn’t helped the one in five children whose parents study or are on a benefit,” said Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei. Today’s decision […]

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NZ children lose again

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  Green Party, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on NZ children lose again

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ children lose again Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | Press Release “The in-work tax credit (IWTC) has lifted thousands of children out of poverty but hasn’t helped the one in five children whose parents study or are on a benefit,” said Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei. Today’s decision […]

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Is The New Zealand Media Ready For A Gay………

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Steve Gray  /  12 Comments

just today Willie Jackson and John Tamihere interviewed Grant Robertson, seemingly with no idea he has a partner and they are raising children together, after confronting him with the ‘news’ that people did not trust him because he is not a ‘family man’.

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DOC job cuts went too far

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  Green Party, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: DOC job cuts went too far Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | Press Release The restructure has been bad for morale and as a result, the Department appears to have haemorrhaged staff. New figures showing 250 vacancies in the new Department of Conservation (DOC) structure shows how deeply flawed […]

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