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MAY DAY GUEST BLOG: James Ritchie – Corporate crime fighting in the 21st Century

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

MAY DAY is traditionally the day Unions celebrate the progressive change they have impacted upon society – This May TDB has asked leading progressive voices in NZ to give their views on the pressing issues that require solving in progressive politics. This is fourth one – James Ritchie

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The Daily Blog Open Mic Friday 29th May 2015

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 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 McCully won’t be fired despite lies and bribery

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

The point many seem to be missing when screaming for McCully’s head for clearly misleading everyone over this Saudi farm bribe is that McCully won’t be fired for one very simple reason – he’s covering for Key.

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Old McSaudi bribed a farm – E-I-E-I Oh no!

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

At some point this cargo cult love affair NZers have with Key has to end right? This is out and out corruption.

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Can we please debate New Zealand Superannuation?

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Susan St John  /  30 Comments

The baby-boom generation have had the very best of KiwiSaver subsidies. Now, like free tertiary education and access to affordable housing, they have again kicked the ladder away for the next generation.

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Amnesty International – It’s about people

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  Human Writes, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  5 Comments

Over the past few weeks we’ve all watched in horror as reports and images have come in of thousands of men, women and children, stranded off the coast of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand with little food and water and in need of urgent medical attention.

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If Iraqi’s won’t fight for their corrupt, violent, human rights abusing Government – then why should NZ soldiers?

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

We are in Iraq to suck up to America, this isn’t a moral mission of mercy. This is John Key’s war, it’s not NZs war. If anything happens, the blood is on his hands.

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Malcolm Evans – The US genie

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Malcolm Evans – The US genie

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The Daily Blog Open Mic Thursday 28th May 2015

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

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

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TV 3 show their ‘commitment’ to real current affairs by replacing Campbell Live with Road Cop reruns

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

Once Campbell Live ends on Friday, the only thing ethical and progressive media consumers can do is boycott TV3.

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How Not To Be An Asshole Episode 12 – Friends Never Listen And Strangers Are Interested Ft. Russell Brown

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  1 Comment

This episode we talk to media commentator, Russell Brown about drug laws, being a good citizen and how Paul Henry is a charming asshole.

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Herald snuff columnist thrown off Air NZ – why you can’t rely on Bob Jones in an emergency

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  24 Comments

There is a God.

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Bearing Honest Witness

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  15 Comments

Much of the blame for Labour’s woeful performance belongs to Andrew Little himself, but it is also true to say that he was not well served by his advisers. The people in the Leader of the Opposition’s Office should not have been taken by surprise by English’s token gestures towards child poverty.

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SkyCity conference centre has all the charm of the East German Stasi HQ

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

Watching the PM pimp for a Casino is bad enough, but looking at this uninspiring hovel for the rest of our lives is more depressing than the problem gamblers we’ve sacrificed for it.

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Maurice, ACT and reneging on the Pike River Mine tragedy – why National are suddenly splintering

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  35 Comments

‘Never again’ we all cried at the time of the Pike River Mine tragedy, well, that ‘never again’ has been reduced to National Party bickering over the impact of keeping workers safe against the interests of their mate bosses who may now be held responsible for the unsafe work places so many NZers die in every year.

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US bumper sticker

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  2 Comments

US bumper sticker

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