The TDB Daily 12th February 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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Gordon Campbell on National’s misleading policy packaging

Against the Current – Chloe Swarbrick: From the river to the sea, Palestine shall be free

No Right Turn – Brownlee enables corruption

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The Kākā by Bernard Hickey – Kicking down and pulling up the ladder

NewsRoom – Commerce Commission delays decision on controversial NZ Post deal

RNZ – Smokescreen: Expert rubbishes govt claim of black market over smokefree legislation

NZ Guardian – New Zealand faces ‘long shadow’ of Cyclone Gabrielle one year on from disaster

Bryan Bruce – We don’t live in a fair and just society.

The Daily Blog – Lobbyists gain stealth mode from Government as Trans National mining interests line up

The Daily Blog – Roading holes and Cyclone Gabrielle clean up – this is what climate change looks like

The Daily Blog – Here they come for the Beneficiaries

The Daily Blog – Tim Selwyn – Understanding Russia and the Ukraine – try Gogol

The Daily Blog – John Minto – Why are Israeli attacks on UNRWA so much more important for the Prime Minister than genocide committed against the Palestinian people?

The Daily Blog – MEDIAWATCH: Jack Tame channels UK Labour Party tactics against Chloe for farcical semantics on genocide

The Daily Blog – Trump begs Putin attack non-paying NATO members and Netanyahu’s apocalyptic desire to invade Rafah

‘The Daily Blog – Of course ACT are spiking in latest Rogue Poll

‘The Daily Blog – 67 000 State servants isn’t enough! NZ needs more State capacity – not less!

‘The Daily Blog – How’s your new fire season going? Insurance is going to burn in NZ

‘The Daily Blog – MEDIAWATCH: Mihi Forbes vs David Seymour over Atlas Network connections


Crikey – Any price gouging with that? Junk giants’ junk pricing threaten sales slip

Caitlin Johnstone – Israel Weaponizes Sympathy And Victimhood

Jacobin – Forced Migration and Detention Are the Real Immigration Crisis

The Washington Post – Trump’s NATO-bashing comments rile allies, rekindle European fears

Haaretz – If the Israeli Army Invades Rafah, What Will Be of More Than 1.5 Million Palestinians Who Take Shelter There?

The Guardian – George Monbiot – If disillusionment is all Keir Starmer delivers as prime minister, I fear Labour will shrivel and die


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