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How do you tell a mate they are racist and hateful? The Australia problem

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

The racism that has denigrated aboriginals is one thing, a sceptic wound that can be covered over by history and a ‘we didn’t know any better’ type of attitude, but what Australia is doing to refugees right now has no pretence of history to hide the horror.

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Good Policy is rarely done on the run

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Susan St John  /  34 Comments

After years of neglect John Key now thinks a selective land tax just might be called for to curb the tearaway housing bubble. The best that can be said is that he has opened a window of opportunity for debate.

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Good men dying for a cause

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Michael Timmins, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  3 Comments

This Monday, our ANZAC day of remembrance, saw a horrific crime take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mr Xulhaz Mannan and his friend, Tanay Mojumdar, were hacked to death in Mr Mannan’s apartment. Both men were gay and trans activists, murdered by people driven by hate, fear and ignorance.

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PSA pleased with Minister’s promises as Fire Service restructure confirmed – PSA

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on PSA pleased with Minister’s promises as Fire Service restructure confirmed – PSA

Fire service staff across the country have had a promise their jobs are safe – and the PSA wants their voices heard loud and clear throughout the transition to the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Internal Affairs minister Peter Dunne has promised there will be no job cuts and workers will keep their terms […]

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Political Caption Competition

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

satire

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MUST READ GUEST BLOG: Darien Fenton – A chilling move from New Zealand’s most notorious company?

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

Social media has become a means of workers talking to each other and organising around their issues and disputes, but now Talley’s is trying to shut this down in the name of “good faith”. Everyone knows Talley’s record : they’ve been found guilty of multiple breaches of workers rights over decades, and more recently unlawful […]

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GUEST BLOG: Comrade Dave Brownz – No Future for Capitalist Work

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Comrade Dave Brownz – No Future for Capitalist Work

The impact of automation was predicted by Karl Marx around the time Aotearoa was being invaded by people with horses and carts.

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Latest revelations Key’s trust lawyer contacted Minister to stop IRD investigating trusts in 2014 is a gun caught smoking

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  36 Comments

Key has built a tax haven, was instrumental in personally intervening in 2010 to create it, had his lawyer lobby the Minister to stop any crackdown and then gets caught out benefiting from the very trusts he’s helped build.
If you are not incandescent with rage now, you are the problem!

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday – 29th April 2016

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

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

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Waatea 5th Estate – the Te Ture Whenua Amendment ACT

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

Joining us tonight to discuss Te Ture Whenua Amendment ACT…

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Time to talk about families

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  Lifewise, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

The Child, Youth & Family (CYF) review is positive, but more work needs to be done.

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Union alarmed over Talley’s ‘censoring of social media’

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

The Meat Workers Union says AFFCO/Talley’s is trying to muzzle free speech and the right of workers to speak out, after the company filed legal action to control what the union can post online about the company. Last Friday, AFFCO/Talley’s lodged a claim with the Employment Authority for an interim compliance order banning union officials […]

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Not-So-Super City? Plans to slash council budgets will hit Aucklanders hard – PSA

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

A pledge to slash half a billion dollars from Auckland Council’s budget is short term thinking that will hit communities hard, the Public Service Association says. Mayoral hopeful Victoria Crone and the Auckland Future ticket have released what they’re calling a Fiscal Responsibility Pledge. They plan to cap rates rises at 2 per cent per […]

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Malcolm Evans – Key stands up to corporations

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  8 Comments

Satire

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Daily Moment

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

Life

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