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GUEST BLOG: Claire Slatter – Trade & Women

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Claire Slatter – Trade & Women

The first panel at the hui in October 2018  on What an Alternative and Progressive Trade Strategy for New Zealand Should Look Like was on the Big Picture, with an overview on foreign policy, labour and women’s perspectives. This exchange discusses gender and development.

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GUEST HEALTH VLOG: Hadley Grace Robinson-Lewis – The Fighters. A Suicide prevention movement.

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST HEALTH VLOG: Hadley Grace Robinson-Lewis – The Fighters. A Suicide prevention movement.

The Fighters. A Suicide prevention movement.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on Political Caption Competition

Wallace Chapman shocked at rapid ageing of Iain Lees-Galloway

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 31st January 2019

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

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

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

The guy sitting next to James Shaw and the entire back row all look like they are questioning every life choice that has led them to being on a bus full of Green MPs

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Donald Trump doesn’t understand climate change or global warming

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

This would be funny if it weren’t so dangerous because I’ve seen clowns across social media claiming that because America is gripped in a frozen storm that global warming isn’t happening.

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Changing Kiwibuild targets unacceptable sophistry & privatisation of state housing a slap in the face

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  16 Comments

If only Kiwibuild was a pyramid scheme, at least that way we would have pyramids for people to live in

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Yawn – Simon Bridges promises less than a weekly Big Mac Combo in tax cuts

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  23 Comments

When in doubt, promise a meaningless tax cut…

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Waitangi Tribunal decision just a first step towards equality for Māori women – NZNO

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Waitangi Tribunal decision just a first step towards equality for Māori women – NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) applauds the decision of the Waitangi Tribunal to accept a claim lodged by Te Rūnanga o Ngā Toa Awhina – the rūnanga of the Public Service Association (PSA) – to address employment inequities suffered by Māori women. NZNO has also had a claim accepted under the Waitangi Tribunal’s Mana […]

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Govt tries to get Talley’s boat off international blacklist – Greenpeace

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Govt tries to get Talley’s boat off international blacklist – Greenpeace

Greenpeace is calling on the New Zealand Government to stop supporting dubious fishing activities after it tried to get a Talley’s fishing boat taken off a global blacklist of illegal fishing vessels during an international fisheries meeting in the Hague. Talley’s fishing vessel, Amaltal Apollo, was caught doing 14 bottom trawls for orange roughy in […]

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GUEST BLOG: Gerard Otto – Duncan Garner is a dork

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

After record spending on Health in Budget 2018 – Duncan Garner savagely blamed the coalition for the recent Junior Doctors strike saying the government only has itself to blame for strikes after hyping up pay expectations during the 2017 election.

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GUEST BLOG: Gerard Otto – Has Angry Andrew Dickens found Jacinda yet?

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Gerard Otto – Has Angry Andrew Dickens found Jacinda yet?

Yesterday Andrew Dickens ( Newstalk ZB ) was worried sick because Jacinda had missed her ten minute chat with Mike Hosking – a mortal sin that deserved a load of fake bullshit and fist shaking revenge.

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MUST READ GUEST BLOG: Donna Awatere Huata – Is Jacinda’s ‘Nuclear-free moment’ on climate change nothing more than a bumper sticker? 

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  38 Comments

Our Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, stated that climate change was her generations ‘nuclear-free moment’, yet when we consider actual environmental policy to date, we can conclude that this ‘moment’ is little more than a feel good nuclear free bumper sticker. This criticism is not just levelled at our Government, the latest research shows it can be made against almost every Government.

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GUEST BLOG: Willie Jackson – Tell Simon he’s dreaming!

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  25 Comments

Simon thinks starting a new Green Party that doesn’t have a social conscience is the next big thing to save National from having no mates at the 2020 election.

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GUEST BLOG: Sam Huggard – Global Labour Perspective

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  3 Comments

The first panel at the hui in October 2018  on What an Alternative and Progressive Trade Strategy for New Zealand Should Look Like was on the Big Picture, with an overview on foreign policy, labour and women’s perspectives. This is the exchange on the perspective of global labour.

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SAFE applauds Starbucks New Zealand for 100% cage-free egg commitment

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

SAFE is applauding Starbucks New Zealand, who has committed to a policy to go 100% cage-free by 2020. In 2018, the Open Wing Alliance, a coalition of over 58 major international animal protection organisations (of which SAFE is a member) successfully secured Starbucks’ commitment to go cage-free by 2020 across all owner-operated stores in the […]

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