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Secret police trials using secret evidence in NZ – welcome to my Kafkaesque nightmare

By   /  March 31, 2019  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  37 Comments

Isn’t it incredible how left wing journalists, activists, Māori, environmentalists, Greenpeace, the Green Party, earthquake survivors and left wing bloggers all  have to accept erosions of civil liberties in NZ, except for white supremacists who apparently can plot atrocities for years and the State doesn’t seem to want to annoy them.

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The Liberal Agenda – Bryan Bruce – NZ Public Television

By   /  March 31, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

Just in case anyone is wondering why I have linked tonight to the Al Jazeera investigation into Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party and the NRA, on the New Zeland Public Television’s site … it’s because whatever else you may conclude about the documentary it’s a sobering reminder that not all white supremacists wear camouflage pants.

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GUEST BLOG: Bryan Bruce – Facebook needs a “report” button

By   /  March 31, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Bryan Bruce – Facebook needs a “report” button

While it was good to read of Facebook’s banning white nationalist content from its platforms the company needs to be more proactive on ALL hate speech and vile content videos.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Sunday 31st March 2019

By   /  March 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. Moderation rules are more lenient for this section, but try and play nicely. EDITORS NOTE: – By the way, here’s a list of shit that will get your comment dumped. Sexist language, homophobic language, racist language, anti-muslim hate, […]

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

What more is there to say?

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The intellectual rebirth of NZ First?

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

NZ First will not be able to blow any of their dog whistles any longer and will be reliant on Shane Jones winning Northland to remain in Parliament as they currently tread water sub 5%.

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How could Christchurch atrocity impact the 2020 election?

By   /  March 30, 2019  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  28 Comments

Normally events can be eclipsed, or glossed over or forgotten, but this atrocity is unique to us in modern political history and it has stamped something deep into our national psyche and many are privately thankful Jacinda was here to lead us through what has been a test for who we think we are and who we want to be so I think the ramifications of this event will be felt deep into the 2020 election.

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