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Correcting the 3 worst lies about Internet-MANA

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

Their fear, their desperation and the total panic of those who see the enormity of what the Internet-MANA game changer means is music to my ears.

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‘Abortion Barbie’ is proof women’s bodies are still a battleground

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Chloe King, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  22 Comments

Last Thursday, conservative street artist Sabo plastered parts of Los Angeles with posters he had designed – life-size images of a nearly naked Barbie Doll complete with a plastic foetus inside her abdomen.

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Guerrilla Girls call bullshit on Pharrell

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Chloe King, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  15 Comments

The Guerrilla Girls, an all-female anonymous feminist artist collective, were invited to form part of an exhibition at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris called G I R L S, curated by pop singer Pharrell himself which opened on Tuesday. The show claims to “celebrate women who are above all free, liberated by artists and their boundless, unfettered imagination”.

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GUEST BLOG: Steve Anderson – 24hrs to democratize copyright rules

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Steve Anderson – 24hrs to democratize copyright rules

Just a heads up that we’re in the last 24hrs of OpenMedia.org’s crowdsourcing initiative on copyright: https://openmedia.org/crowdsource

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PM unimpressed by protest outside his house – Afghans unimpressed by mass murder at weddings

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

On a quiet evening, in a leafy suburb in Auckland, around forty people gathered to hold a peaceful candle-lit vigil outside the mansion of multii-millionaire Prime Minister, John Key.

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Greens launch free healthcare policy for teenagers

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Greens launch free healthcare policy for teenagers

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Headline: Greens launch free healthcare policy for teenagers Saturday, 31 May 2014 | Press Release The Green Party today launched a $29 million plan to improve the health of young people aged 13-17, including making GP visits free for this group. The plan offers free doctors’ visits and […]

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Authoritarian Labour: Why Kelvin Davis needs to STFU – and soon!

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  70 Comments

DAVID, MATT, SOMEBODY – PLEASE! Tell Kelvin Davis to pull his head in. His outburst on Radio New Zealand’s Morning Report this morning was way beyond embarrassing. The ill-considered slagging of Hone Harawira and the Internet-Mana Party (IMP) not only reflected poorly on his own political skills, but it also raised doubts about Labour’s overall ability to read what is happening in the run-up to 20 September.

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KFC – Union Buster!

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on KFC – Union Buster!

MIL OSI – Source: Unite Union – Headline: KFC – Union Buster! A woman union leader from Thailand faces the threat of legal action by the owners of fast food chains KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. Her crime? She attended the first international fast food workers’ meeting recently held by the International Union of […]

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Housing accord looking more and more shaky

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Housing accord looking more and more shaky

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Housing accord looking more and more shaky Today’s dismal figures announced by Housing Minister Nick Smith indicate the Government’s flagship Auckland Housing Accord is looking more and more shaky, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. “Twelve months after Nick Smith proudly promised Aucklanders 39,000 new homes he […]

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Spectrum deal stifles creativity and competition

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Spectrum deal stifles creativity and competition

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Spectrum deal stifles creativity and competition It is regretful that Telecom has been cleared to buy the final lot of 700 megahertz radio spectrum, flagged for fourth-generation mobile use, Labour’s  ICT spokesperson Clare Curran said today. “The Government could have held back the remaining block of spectrum […]

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Seller beware: Nats renege on Dunne deal

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Seller beware: Nats renege on Dunne deal

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Seller beware: Nats renege on Dunne deal The National Government has proven once again it can’t be trusted on security and intelligence matters having reneged on its deal with Peter Dunne to review aspects of the controversial spy law, Labour’s Associate Security and Intelligence spokesperson Grant Robertson […]

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Seller beware: Nats renege on Dunne deal

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Seller beware: Nats renege on Dunne deal

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Headline: Seller beware: Nats renege on Dunne deal The National Government has proven once again it can’t be trusted on security and intelligence matters having reneged on its deal with Peter Dunne to review aspects of the controversial spy law, Labour’s Associate Security and Intelligence spokesperson Grant Robertson […]

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Hysterical Press Editorial vs Hysterical Patrick Gower Blog

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  28 Comments

Anyone looking at Harawira, Harre, Sykes and Minto while screaming ‘sell-out’ are the ones who sound desperate.

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The potential for a Labour-Green-Internet-MANA majority

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

This will become a game changer if Internet MANA pull the don’t knows to their flag.

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Workers at the world’s largest caterer for travellers need our solidarity

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  Raw News, Raw News feed, Unite Union  /  Comments Off on Workers at the world’s largest caterer for travellers need our solidarity

Source: Unite Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Workers at the world’s largest caterer for travellers need our solidarity 28 May Autogrill operate in NZ airports as HMSC. They are just the same here. Give these workers your solidarity. You may never have heard of Autogrill, but you know their owners. Is this email not displaying […]

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New Report: Student transience in Auckland schools

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on New Report: Student transience in Auckland schools

Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Report: Student transience in Auckland schools 28 May 2014 “Transience compounds children’s other disadvantages and is too great a problem for schools to deal with alone,” says Child Poverty Action Group. CPAG has undertaken new research on transience or student mobility in Auckland schools, which […]

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