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Dirty Politics wins – Colin Craig loses to Jordan Williams

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  49 Comments

Cameron Slater and Jordan Williams win again.

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Comment on Campaign Against The Daily Blog

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

I wouldn’t normally pay these types of social media smears any attention at all, but defaming me and attacking this blog’s ability to continue is something I will fight tooth and nail against.

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Is Don Brash running CYFs now? Why we will see a new stolen Generation

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

Many Maori and Pacific Island community organisations already complain about the lack of research the current CYFs go to when trying to find appropriate whanau, how much more lax will it become if cost cutting private contractors are focused on the placement over other considerations?

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Unite – Another National Party list MP to be target of protests for justice for Indian students

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

We Want Justice Third protest in space of just a month is planned for the international Indian students in New Zealand facing unfair deportations. The students have been victims of unscrupulous immigration agents and corrupt bank officials in India as well as irresponsible private training establishments in New Zealand and a lax approach taken by […]

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Hobson’s Pledge, Massey racism and casual fascism – what it means to be a Kiwi

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  23 Comments

Kyle Chapman’s brand of racism never really caught on much in NZ. Not because NZ isn’t racist, it’s just because Kyle’s National Front Movement required so much energy.

Dressing up as neo-Nazi’s and saluting swastika’s is too much effort for NZ’s ultra laid back culture

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What inspired me to join the hikoi from Christchurch to Wellington

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Josie Butler, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  10 Comments

Personally for me, sometimes I feel a bit burnt out from activism. Sometimes I feel like I’m not achieving much, that the enemy is too powerful.

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GUEST BLOG: Douglas Renwick – A Discourse on Corporate Propaganda. Part 1: What is Corporate Propaganda?

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

In order to answer the question of what corporate propaganda it is first necessary to disentangle some standard misleading perceptions about the role that propaganda has played in history.

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Rally for Palestine 2pm October 1st

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

The Palestine Human Rights Campaign Aotearoa/New Zealand (PHRC) works to raise public awareness of the Palestinian people’s struggle to resist Israeli military occupation and Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip.

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Syria

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Keith Rankin, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  18 Comments

The tragedy of Syria is unbearable for us to witness; albeit vicariously via the news media. It’s not an earthquake; it’s a war. It’s a situation that cannot be resolved by humanitarian aid.

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Is technology a threat to our jobs?

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  11 Comments

The problem with capitalism is not that it displaces human labour with machinery but that it does so in an unplanned and unequal manner.

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Political Caption Competition – Hobson’s Pledge

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  11 Comments

Hobson’s Pledge sounds like an initiation ritual for the KKK

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Friday 30th September 2016

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on TDB Top 5 International Stories: Friday 30th September 2016

5: New Zealand’s Massey University Just Realised it’s Named After a White Supremacist
4: Protests Continue in San Diego After Police Kill Mentally Ill, Unarmed Ugandan Refugee Alfred Olango
3: US ‘on the verge’ of ending Syria talks with Russia
2: Snowden disclosures helped reduce use of Patriot Act provision to acquire emails
1: U.S. MILITARY IS BUILDING A $100 MILLION DRONE BASE IN AFRICA

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 30th September 2016

By   /  September 30, 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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Stark choices on major issues emerge between candidates as the Local Elections 2016 enter final week – City Vision

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Stark choices on major issues emerge between candidates as the Local Elections 2016 enter final week – City Vision

As the Local Elections 2016 move into the final week of voting stark choices have emerged over major issues – housing, community services and asset sales – between the National party aligned candidates and City Vision and Roskill Community Voice teams representing Green, Labour and community independents. “We’re clear about the need for more housing, […]

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Comment on NZ Government Press Release – Palestine Human Rights Campaign Aotearoa/New Zealand

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

A New Zealand Government Press Release dated 29 September 2016 announced the Cabinet’s decision to extend New Zealand’s contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation up until September 2018. The NZ Government acknowledges that the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation emerged through United Nations Security Council Resolution 50, to supervise the truce in Palestine. […]

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E tū condemns laser strikes targeting flights near Wellington and Auckland

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The flight attendants’ union, E tū has condemned a series of laser strikes targeting flights near Auckland and Wellington airports as irresponsible and potentially lethal. The strikes affected several international flights into Auckland this morning, as well as an Air New Zealand plane heading into Wellington last night. E tū’s Director of Organising Aviation, Kelvin […]

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