The TDB Daily 29th January 2024 – Best NZ Left, Independent and Progressive Politics opinion daily reading list


Best NZ Left, Independent and Progressive Political opinion daily reading list

Because so much of the mainstream media is polluted by right wing free market ideologues pushing corporate interests:

TDB daily collates the best NZ Left Wing, Independent and Progressive Political Opinion and includes the best international voices.

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RNZ – ACT leader David Seymour says simpler tax system would encourage a culture of success

The Guardian NZ – New Zealand’s Red Sea deployment points to a selective concern over international law

Waatea News – Kill Seymour bill now says Greens

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Bryan Bruce – Lynton Crosby is an Australian political strategist who has managed a number of right wing campaigns in several countries

Newsroom – Auckland’s rain-soaked recurring nightmare

The Kākā by Bernard Hickey – When a few climate sceptics skew debates and elections

No Right Turn – Utter contempt

Against the Current – International Court of Justice: Israel has a genocide case to answer 

Against the Current – There is a mass murder being committed in Gaza 

The Daily Blog – MEDIAWATCH: Lloyd Burr immediately drags AM Show into right wing Troll bait journalism and it’s sick

The Daily Blog – Let’s be very clear, despite what Democracy Project claims – this new hard right racist climate denying war mongering Government is not moderate!

The Daily Blog – MEDIAWATCH: When even Heather du Plessis-Allan doesn’t buy National’s anti-Māori race baiting…

The Daily Blog – After UN ruling against Israel – It is outrageous, hypocritical and counter productive for NZ to join a new US Red Sea War

The Daily Blog – John Minto – International Court of Justice decision makes clear all signatory countries to the genocide convention – which includes New Zealand – must be part of preventing genocide in Gaza 

The Daily Blog – The ongoing attempt to cancel John Campbell


The Guardian – The ICJ ruling on Gaza is a wake-up call for Washington – Biden has to take note

Haaretz – Who Really Decides Biden’s Israel-Gaza Policy? From the Inner Circle Outwards, a Guide to the U.S. Officials Who Matter

The Washington Post – U.S. troops killed, wounded in Jordan attack blamed on Iranian proxies

Jacobin – Despite Worker Militancy, Union Rates Are Still Down

Caitlin Johnstone – Commemorating A Past Holocaust While Cheerleading The Current One

Crikey – Australia’s far-right is using bizarre AI images to promote a white nationalist celebration



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