In America they are struggling with 400 000 Covid dead and a Qanon insurrection.
In Somalia and Yemen they face more conflict and violence.
In Britain the health system has almost collapsed.
In Australia they face new climate crisis ferocity.
While many nations face challenges, cough, THIS is causing an outrage in New Zealand…
A New World employee is accusing their Auckland store of allegedly hiding products from the Smeg promotion behind checkouts and only giving knives out to regular customers.
The supermarket chain has been running a promotion for nearly three months nationwide that awards shoppers one sticker for every $20 they spend. After collecting a certain amount, shoppers can redeem the stickers for a selection of Smeg knives or a knife block.
But the franchisee of a New World has been accused of encouraging workers to take down the knives from the instore Smeg display, store them in drawers at checkouts, and only give them to regulars or people employees recognise as shopping at the store often.
…we are a tiny people with a very low imagination horizon.
Please mock us.
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