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Puppet On A String? Has Andrew Little become the plaything of Labour’s dominant factions?

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  73 Comments

For far too many Labour politicians, the political enemy is seated on their own side of the parliamentary aisle. The Government benches contain only their opponents.

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CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL FOOLISH TO SELL CITY CARE, ITS INFRASTRUCTURE COMPANY

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

Today’s announcement that the Christchurch City Council will sell 100% of its infrastructure company, City Care, is foolish in the extreme.   For a city that is undergoing a $46 billion rebuild, this is exactly the wrong time to be flogging off its core infrastructure company.   People from all shades of opinion agree that […]

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Where else in the world could the Police Commissioner admit racism and nothing happen?

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

this racism – or as the Police Commissioner puts it ‘unconscious bias’ – has been found deep inside Police research which helps explain the Police attitude to blacklisting academics who might highlight these types of injustices.

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Media stories of the Week: Police Commissioner Mike Bush on dubious police practices ***UPDATED***

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

Some of the responses she elicited from the country’s most senior policeman were revealing.

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Big Dunc Garner on banning Christmas – swing and a miss

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

Why all of a sudden are commentators in a secular country running around screaming the PC thought Police are banning Christmas? Because it serves the current undertone of anti-Muslim rhetoric. Christmas isn’t under attack from Muslims, it’s been under attack and conquered by Corporate Santa and his cult of consumerism.

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BLOGWATCH: So is Cameron Slater going to apologise now?

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

…so when will Cameron do the decent thing and apologise for his crass commentary and allegations?

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Labour reshuffle – it’s just a step to the middle – the rise of Kelvin Davis & Stuart Nash

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

With the mainstream media openly hostile to progressive politics and a middle class who have allowed their inflated house valuations blind them to their previous egalitarianism, there isn’t much space for Labour to take risks or be too provocative.

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