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Bus drivers picket for a second day following huge community support – First Union

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Bus drivers picket for a second day following huge community support – First Union

  Auckland bus drivers who work for Ritchies Murphy will be picketing again today from 3-5pm as part of strike action. The strike will include a BBQ picket – a few hours out of the day where drivers will walk off the job to have some down time socialising, something they don’t often get to […]

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Malcolm Evans – John McCain

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

Malcolm Evans – John McCain

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

How exactly are you defining ‘stable’?

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Friday 31st August 2018

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on TDB Top 5 International Stories: Friday 31st August 2018

5: Manafort judge says he’s getting threats, has to travel with U.S. Marshals
4: Russia and Syria vow to ‘wipe out terrorists’ in Idlib
3: NYC DSA, OCASIO-CORTEZ STAND BY STATE SENATE CANDIDATE JULIA SALAZAR, DESPITE STORY DISPUTING HER BIOGRAPHY
2: “Mississippi Is Failing”: As Prisoner Deaths Reach 13 in August Alone, Advocates Demand Answers
1: FBI arrests man who threatened to kill Boston Globe staff for criticizing Trump

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Open Letter to Winston Peters regarding Israeli aggression & MFAT collusion

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  25 Comments

Thank you for responding to my letter of concern about the behaviour of the NZ Honorary Consul in Israel during my detention in that country for trying to break the siege of Gaza and deliver medical supplies to that part of Palestine.

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NZ visa requirements too tough on former “criminals”

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Keith Locke, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

In the world today, restrictions on political speakers visiting other countries affect left-wing speakers more than conservative speakers. But we should also defend the right of conservatives, like Canadians Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, to speak here. Otherwise we undermine our case.

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Compassing The Economy’s Death

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  19 Comments

In the Middle Ages, rebellious nobles faced not only execution, but also the complete forfeiture of their estates to the Crown. Were such draconian powers still available to the leaders of today, then it is easy to predict the outcome of what most of the country’s leading economists have characterised as a completely unwarranted “Crisis of Business Confidence”.

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