If Trump faces off against Hillary for the Presidency, the issue that seals it for him could have little to do with a fence along Mexico or intolerance of Muslims, it could well be a pent up misogyny the likes of which we have never seen before.Read More →
People need to believe that the journalist is on their side, not the side of the powerful. MediaWorks, being a former business once owned by Steven Joyce, simply became too close to the people they were supposed to be watching on our behalf for viewers to ever trust again.Read More →
Joining us tonight for the Friday night wrap upRead More →
We’ve got an Auckland housing affordability and a housing supply crisis. We’ve got an economy overloaded with private debt. Headlines report an anxiety epidemic, a P epidemic and an obesity epidemic all at once. Scientists show we’re in the midst of various environmental crises.
In many ways these are all linked.Read More →
Comrades, to celebrate May Day on Sunday, The Daily Blog is hosting drinks and nibbles at Ika at 6pm. All our bloggers, political whanau and you our dear readers are invited along to mix, mingle and plot political coups.Read More →
The 5 Star Comedy Preview + Comedy Gala are the perfect shows to watch so that you get a feel for a comedian. If you can’t stand 5 minutes of them, then locked in for a 1 hour show will be a death wish. It’s not that any of the comedians these days are god awful, it’s just that there is so much very brilliant work out there that you don’t want to waste time on a show where you get 5 belly laughs when others are offering 50.Read More →
Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.Read More →
Brothers and Sisters, if you think The Daily Blog is an important voice in the NZ media landscape, then we need your contribution now in the last day of AprilRead More →
Many who were attached to Campbell Live forgave TV3 because Hillary was still there, but with her gone, watch for the next ratings collapse in News and on Paul Henry’s show.Read More →
The reason this will all change is because millennials, Gen Y and X are waking up to the scam they’ve been served up and the intergenerational theft that has allowed it to happen. Politics stops being some disconnected thing when you bear the brunt of it.Read More →
Ray Parker Jnr’s catchy lyrics to the themesong of the 1984 hit movie, Ghostbusters, have taken on a special resonance in recent days, as a series of extraordinary revelations have further shaken John Key’s already unsettled government.Read More →
Will Bernie Sanders supporters really vote for a corporate friend of the military industrial complex like Hillary Clinton?
I suspect that what is happening on the democratic side of the American election will have more of an impact as to whether or not Trump wins than a Republican contested convention.Read More →
To the barricades Kiwis – Key is letting a filthy US War ship into our waters – rage and prepare to fight now!
In November this year, an American warship will be entering Auckland Harbour for the first time in 32 years for the 75th anniversary of the NZ Navy. I remember protesting against the last warship visit when I was ten years old and I’m damned if I’ll simply sit quietly by while National and their corrupt followers cheerlead the American empire back into our waters!Read More →
News that NZs worst employer, AFFCO Talleys, are now trying to kill off any social media criticism of their despicable work practices, union busting and appalling work and safety record is just the latest round of this disgusting company gleefully crushing worker rights.Read More →