The mighty Captains of NZ Industry have a crisis of confidence

By   /   July 4, 2018  /   11 Comments

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Who knew our mighty Titans of Commerce were the real snowflakes and all it took was fair wages, decent working conditions and a woman in charge to destroy their fortitude!

In the very same week our Captains of Industry complained about having such low confidence, the NZ stock market hit 9000…

…look at all that lack of confidence.

Who knew our mighty Titans of Commerce were the real snowflakes and all it took was fair wages, decent working conditions and a woman in charge to destroy their fortitude!

I take it they would like to go back to the good old days of their high confidence – you know when we had record homelessness, sky rocketing suicide & dirty politics.

‪Could we please start a give a little page to raise funds to buy every one of them 3 years worth of viagra for this sudden loss of  rugged free market self-reliance?

Do they need a trigger free safe space with no references to universal suffrage and democratic majorities?

Shouldn’t we all be concerned that our mighty Entrepreneur class only have high confidence when they’re fucking over workers and people are living in cars?

I wonder if the state house tenants who were kicked out onto the streets over the meth hysteria had poise?

What about those in over crowded prisons, how’s their backbone?

The beneficiaries who have been trapped by corporate spies and cut off welfare for no reason, how’s their nerve?

The teachers, nurses, doctors, rest home carers, librarians and every other social sector worker at the cutting edge of underfunding – how was their morale?

I’m not interested in the confidence of the rich, it’s those whose day to day courage isn’t important enough for corporate media to report on that I care about.

 

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11 Comments

  1. XRAY says:

    Its probably not all, but the EMA and the NZ Employers Federation spring to mind.

    It is patently obvious these fuckers were the unedited authors of Nationals reprehensible labour laws right down to making tea breaks unlawful if an employer chose it to be so.

    Its patently obvious they no respect for a democratically elected government, none at all. They want their National Party back and they won’t rest until that happens!

    But they just do not get it do they, people who work living in cars, families homeless, everyday people unable to pay basic bills. This is the miserable world they tailored, throw away human labour in the most backward display of “business” since the good old Victorian days.

    And what they cannot understand is fewer people have fewer funds in which to do business with arseholes like them.

    This “business” who have lost their confidence have lost their way long ago. If NZ is to move forward, this government must stand strong and real humans involved in business should look for new lobbyists!

  2. stefan broca says:

    Well said Martyn… Now if you could put a few more f bombs in there, I reckon you’d make a good, old fashioned mp.. 🙂

  3. WILD KATIPO says:

    … ” I’m not interested in the confidence of the rich, it’s those whose day to day courage isn’t important enough for corporate media to report on that I care about ”…

    Good on you , Bradbury.

    Let those arseholes cry us all a river.

    Its been a long time in coming but its here. Now we see these exploiting cheap shot bastard neo liberals for the scum they really are. Let us never let them forget this.

  4. Zack Brando says:

    Fun little read above …

    Yes, they are snow-fakes and like snow-fakes they are fading fast.

    A lot of bright minds have long since checked-out from following the lame-stream-media and are checking-into Bitcoin and other Crypto Assets.

    This is only the beginning, many major global changes are coming.

    Milton Friedman predicts the rise of Bitcoin in 1999?:
    https://youtu.be/6MnQJFEVY7s

  5. Mjolnir says:

    Captains of industry my pale botty! They can all get fucked.

  6. Al says:

    Shot Martyn – of course the mainstream media are puppets to those Titans of Commerce you allude – so would you expect to hear anything else from them?

  7. Jack Ramaka says:

    Severe lack of ability in NZ Business Community, most of our major companies have gone tits up over the last 30-40 years ?

  8. Observer Tokoroa says:

    Key / English Little Babies

    It’s sick enough having the child like farmers blaming everyone but themselves for all the stupid damage they have done to Aotearoa.

    Look at all the Pollution Shit they put in our rivers. And they cry like little kiddies. Because they want us to pay for it.

    The so called Corporates and fantastic Business men here are crying like stupid babies because they have to employ staff. Imagine that. We are stuck with the very low IQ worst Business men in the world.. They are up the Bottoms of Key and English. Unaware That those two have been dumped.

  9. Graham Adams says:

    One titan of industry is not afraid but he has been given virtually no media coverage. Bruce Plested, of Mainfreight, supports the govt and thinks it needs to move quickly. https://www.noted.co.nz/currently/politics/mainfreight-business-support-for-the-government/

  10. Marc says:

    The ‘crisis’ is unavoidable, and needed, as without a crisis there will never be a change from the status quo of burning fossil fuels and wasting ever more resources, and polluting the air with CO2, methane and so, and oceans with endless plastic particles.

    A crisis is also always an opportunity, those who fear and rant on about the ‘crisis’ in a negative way are incapable, it seems of seeing the challenge and the opportunity and potential to change.

    So let the Nats live in their own personal ‘crisis’, where they should be as mental dinosaurs, and move on with bringing about REAL change that is needed for the economy and society.

    I recommend more action to create an even greater ‘crisis’ for some, who cling to the old, wrong and out dated means of production, transport and living in ever more waste generation and so forth.

    Let those screaming crisis suffocate on it, so something new can grow from the humus that they leave behind.

  11. Kate Kate says:

    You are on fire Martyn Bradbury. Thank you and the groovy regular comments posters. Bloody excellent!