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Israel threatens war and NZ mainstream corporate media go silent – what real fake news looks like

By   /  December 28, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  28 Comments

I appreciate the graduate student C team is wheeled into staff the news room over the Christmas period, hence their breathless updates on the bloody holiday road toll, but surely someone in charge has to appreciate the magnitude and enormity of Israel’s language and threats toward us?

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Dear Israel – take your blood drenched embassy with you

By   /  December 28, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  36 Comments

What Israel are doing to the Palestinian people is the great crime of our collective generation. The things they do every day to humiliate, imprison, mutilate and torture the Palestinian people in an economic, cultural and social manner is an abomination.

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Now NZ has shown courage against Israel at the UN, will NZ Herald give Malcolm Evans his job back?

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

We can’t trust the gutless, toothless and self interested NZ Press Council for ethics in Journalism, but seeing as we as a National have surprisingly stood against Israeli aggression at the UN, don’t we owe it to the activists who have fought against Apartheid Israel and who have suffered for that stance the chance to have injustices to them wiped clean?

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Imagine what we could do if the NZ corporate media focused on suicide the way they do the bloody holiday road toll

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

This is lazy journalism, it’s not news. Imagine what we could do in this country of the media focused on the suicide rate the way they do the bloody holiday road toll.

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Dear Aaron Smith – PLEASE fly to New York and have sex in a UN toilet

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

How is a slavish worship of consumerism on Boxing Day and the continued tedious update of our holiday road toll anywhere near as important as NZs leadership on criticising Israel?

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RIP George Michael

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Joe Carolan, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  4 Comments

RIP George- you hated what Thatcher did to Britain, you supported the Miners Strike and workers rights, you opposed Tony Blair’s wars, and you took on the coppers trying to entrap gay people and soft drug users.

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Trump escalates, Putin congratulates

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  28 Comments

With 115 characters, Donald Trump declared a return to a global nuclear arms race.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Once you’re gone Barack, Trump’s going to let me do anything I like

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Malcolm Evans – Holiday home truths

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on Malcolm Evans – Holiday home truths

Malcolm Evans – Holiday home truths

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Tuesday 27th December 2016

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on TDB Top 5 International Stories: Tuesday 27th December 2016

5: Obama Allows Toothless UN Resolution Against Israeli Settlements to Pass
4: Civilians killed by barrel bombs near Damascus: reports
3: China to rein in outward investment as domestic growth stalls
2: US government collecting social media information from foreign travelers
1: Smoking Weed Was the Only Thing That Made 2016 Bearable

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Tuesday 27th December 2016

By   /  December 27, 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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Movie Review: Rogue One – It’s actually a Documentary about Bernie Sanders

By   /  December 26, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

Some people might think that Rogue One is the 8th instalment of the Star Wars franchise.

They’re wrong, it’s actually a futuristic documentary about Bernie Sanders.

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Monday 26th December 2016

By   /  December 26, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on TDB Top 5 International Stories: Monday 26th December 2016

5: If This Was the Year of ‘Realising Stuff’, What Did We Realise?
4: Revealed: British councils used Ripa to secretly spy on public
3: US envoy to Israel summoned over UN settlement vote
2: OBAMA’S CLEMENCY PROBLEM – AND OURS
1: Far-right protests draining police resources, figures reveal

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Monday 26th December 2016

By   /  December 26, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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

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IT’S A XMAS MIRACLE! Apartheid Israel recalls it’s Ambassador from NZ!

By   /  December 24, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  66 Comments

Oh what a wonderful gift in a year torn asunder by hate and pain, after NZ pushed for a UN vote against the illegal occupation of Palestine, Apartheid Israel has thrown a temper tantrum and recalled their ambassador from New Zealand!

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Christmas is the opiate of the masses in a world that’s mad

By   /  December 24, 2016  /  Christine Rose, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  19 Comments

If religion is the opiate of the masses, then it’s no wonder semi-religious consumerist celebrations like Christmas incite frenzied and irrational buying and eating. We’re addicted to modern Christmas rituals involving spending madly, as much as religious iconography.

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