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TDB Guest Blog Project: Tali Williams – ‘The most pressing issue in NZ right now’ –

By   /  October 31, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs, Tali Williams  /  3 Comments

These businesses glean much liberal kudos from their contributions to the greater good. “For every plastic bag you don’t use we plant a tree in the Amazon”. “We sponsor an underprivileged South Auckland teenager in the arts”. But these businesses are noticeably silent on workers rights and pay.

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TDB Guest Blog Project – Louisa Wall: ‘The most pressing issue in NZ right now’ –

By   /  October 31, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Louisa Wall, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

When National came into Government in 2008 it did so decrying a “Nanny State” and the evil of state intervention in citizen’s lives.

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TDB Guest Blog Project – Stuart Nash: ‘The most pressing issue in NZ right now’ –

By   /  October 31, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs, Stuart Nash  /  88 Comments

Let’s be clear about one thing: politics is about winning. There is no such thing as a ‘glorious defeat’, leaders who lose are not, as some may believe, ‘martyrs to the cause’, and ‘coming second but maintaining our principles’ is a ludicrous proposition.

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This weeks Waatea news column – Kelvin Davis – a Leader in waiting?

By   /  October 31, 2015  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

This weeks Waatea news column – Kelvin Davis – a Leader in waiting?

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Bill Gates: ‘Private Sector is Inept’. Socialism needed to stop climate change

By   /  October 31, 2015  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  25 Comments

in an extraordinary recent interview in The Atlantic he came close when admitting that the private sector could not solve climate change and that radical government-led action was required.

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New Zealand: Second-Wealthiest Country in the World?

By   /  October 31, 2015  /  Keith Rankin, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  22 Comments

Money from both miserly New Zealanders and from foreign savers comes into certain parts of New Zealand – especially the property market and banks that feed it – but does not cycle through New Zealand’s economic highways and byways.

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Daily Chomsky

By   /  October 31, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  4 Comments

Daily Chomsky

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