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Malcolm Evans – Indonesia’s death penalty

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

Malcolm Evans – Indonesia’s death penalty

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Prostitution, Sexual Violence and the Police: Breaking My Silence (Trigger warning: Sexual assault & rape)

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, Rachael Goldsmith, Setting The Agenda  /  29 Comments

I know there will be some who will stoop low enough to attack me for writing this, but I won’t let fear prevent me from speaking out anymore. I am fortunate enough to have a voice, and I need to use it, because I know that aspects of my experience with the police have also happened to many other sex workers and sexual assault survivors.

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Key can’t tell us about troop movements but he can tell Dubai media?

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  16 Comments

Seeing as it’s our kin we are sending into harms way in a pointless war that we can’t win, shouldn’t we be told first?

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Baltimore riots

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Looting is an expression of blind rage – I judge what inspired the looting far more harshly than the looting itself.

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The Bitchelor Episode 14 Daughters on the Block: One Woman’s Reflux

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Kate Davis, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

This is daughter dealing! The Batchelor Block. It has a nice ring to it. I’m so excited I might just clean out the fridge. There are crusty bits in the veggie bin.

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GUEST BLOG: Anonymous McDonald’s Worker – Old McDonald’s Had A Strike

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

The workers and their union are asking New Zealanders not to eat at McDonald’s on May Day, and if you drive past a picket line, please toot your horn and wave in support.

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From Foreign Correspondent To Folksinger: Cameron Bennett Plays The Ika Seafood Bar and Grill

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  9 Comments

That Cameron Bennett might be a pretty solid left-winger never once occurred to me.

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The Death Penalty

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

Taking another human life through a court process, no matter how heinous the criminal act, is never Justice. It’s just state sanctioned murder drowning the moral high ground in blood.

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We have a moral obligation to take more refugees

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

It just seems churlish to help bomb these people but not help relocate them.

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RMTU may take a test case if MBIE doesn’t

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Morgan Godfery, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

The government must seek a definitive answer on whether Chinese engineers working on KiwiRail’s locomotives are covered under New Zealand employment law says Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) General Secretary Wayne Butson.

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TV Review – Kinne & Soul Mates – Comedy Central

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on TV Review – Kinne & Soul Mates – Comedy Central

The two funniest comedies that you need to be watching right now are new Australian comedy shows, Kinne and Soul Mates on Comedy Central.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic Thursday 30th April 2015

By   /  April 30, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  11 Comments

Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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Why MediaWorks will try and kill off Campbell Live despite the massive surge in ratings

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

So Campbell Live was losing ratings so Campbell Live is for the chop. Now Campbell Live is rating it’s bad because no one sticks around for TV3s crap TV?

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The NZ Herald editorial – it’s all ‘our’ fault for calling the PMs behaviour harassment

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  34 Comments

The audacity of the NZ Herald knows no bounds.

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Asbestos ban for Workers’ Memorial Day

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Morgan Godfery, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on Asbestos ban for Workers’ Memorial Day

Rail and maritime transport workers call for asbestos ban

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The Bitchelor Episode 13 Meet the Fockers: One Woman’s Reflux

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Kate Davis, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

There are only four contenders left. Dani’s family is first. Dani is pretty confident because she thinks they have a special connection. It is true that she and Art have shared a lot of tongue action but I suspect Art might lick everyone’s ears.

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