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The flag referendum isn’t political and other lies

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  43 Comments

To try and claim that the flag change isn’t political is Orwellian double speak at its most obvious.

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TDB Political Caption Competition

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  9 Comments

TDB Political Caption Competition

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Why aren’t they investigating my allegations about gangs controlling our prisons?

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

My Leap Day gift this year was an interview with Radio New Zealand’s personable Kate Newton !
Tuesday , I have my TVNZ interview

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Waatea 5th Estate-What has gone wrong in public broadcasting?

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

What has gone wrong in public broadcasting and are TVNZ and Radio NZ doing enough to live up to their 4th estate and treaty obligations.

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Make the minimum wage a living wage! – Unite

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Make the minimum wage a living wage! – Unite

Today’s announcement of a 50 cent increase in the minimum wage from April 1 will still mean workers unable to survive on a full-time wage and the state subsidising employers who pay low wages. Minimum wage announcements are an entirely political process. The minimum wage is currently about 52% of the average wage. It reached […]

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Of Act’s Green-Wash Hogwash, and the Green Party’s Refusal to Denounce Either

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  55 Comments

Why, then, have the Greens not seized this opportunity to expose the hollowness of Seymour’s conversion to green politics? Why not strangle Act’s green changeling in its cradle? The answer, surely, lies in the Greens ongoing repositioning as a potential National Party coalition partner.

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Lusk & Palino – something this way slithers

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

So we have a political operative with all the business ethics of a drug cartel teaming up with a candidate so emerged in the Dirty Politics around using Len’s affair for political gain it is extraordinary that he has the gall to offer himself up for Auckland’s mayoralty again.

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