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Do I really live in a country where a PMs vanity project masquerading as a flag debate will be a Rugby logo???

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  66 Comments

Could we be the worlds first Rugbyocracy?

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Why Key won’t lift refugee numbers

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  29 Comments

Despite Amnesty International and Opposition calls to lift out pathetic intake of just 750 refugees a year, John Key won’t lift it.

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Our Parliament – a place to ram through laws for beer drinking at Rugby games and announcing the All Black line up

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Other than ramming through mass surveillance laws and other controversial legislation under urgency, National have turned Parliament into a Sports Bar.

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WhaleOil Needs Your Cash

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Curwen Rolinson, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

I am Mr Pete, longstanding Gopher-To-The-Stars and Highly Executive Assistance to his Greasy Eminence, Mr Cameron Slater; working for WhaleOil Media Obfuscations.

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GUEST BLOG: Sam Oldham – TPPA: Steal This Agreement

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

On September 15, a group of activists affiliated with the Show Us Ya Text* campaign will converge on Parliament in an attempt to seize the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), an agreement that has so far been negotiated under secrecy.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic Monday 31st August 2015

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  13 Comments

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

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When the Right ask ‘will throwing money at child abuse solve it’

By   /  August 30, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

We can spend $26million on a vanity project from the Prime Minister to change our flag but we can’t spend that money to stop children in state care being sexually abused and beaten.

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