The TDB Daily 28th 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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No Right Turn – A revolting breach of Te Tiriti

The Kākā by Bernard Hickey – Bishop wants house prices to halve vs income

Newsroom – Newshub to close down its newsroom, all news shows from June

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Waatea News – Māori role in waterfront lockout remembered

RNZ – Government intervention to save Newshub ‘highly unlikely’

Otaihanga Second Opinion – Missing the health target

Chris Lynch Christchurch’s Newsroom – Newshub to close in major restructuring by Warner Bros Discovery New Zealand 

Bryan Bruce – The repeal of our world leading Anti-Smoking legislation under Urgency is not only a smack in the face for our democracy but a shameful dereliction of the government’s duty of care for Public Health.

The Daily Blog – MEDIAWATCH: Another one bites the dust – Newshub latest casualty of legacy ratings systems implosion

The Daily Blog – Like TDB warned you – here come the Machine Guns from ACTs gun lobby glee club

The Daily Blog – John Minto – New Zealand should NOT designate Hamas a terrorist group

The Daily Blog – Professor Susan St John – Is Child Poverty really too hard to cure?

The Daily Blog – Why National have to mislead about School property crisis, Beneficiaries, Truancy and Gangs

The Daily Blog – Right wing ‘feelings; have replaced Left wing ‘feelings’ as policy and we are all worse off!

The Daily Blog – Sweden Joins: Dangerous NATO escalation of Ukraine War 2 years on

The Daily Blog – Rise of the NuZilind Gumboot Ubermensch: Why not let redneck muppets rewrite the laws of black holes as well?

The Daily Blog – Could Māoridom become the competitive friction against the self-interested Public Service that well regulated Capitalism demands?


Information Clearing House – Will Egypt Sells Out Palestinians for $10 Billion Loan Package?

Crikey – Mardi Gras, police and yet another culture war get the Sydney media excited

Caitlin Johnstone – When The Slaughter Stops In Gaza

Jacobin – The War on UNRWA Is Israel’s Awful, Absurd War in Microcosm

The Washington Post – Trump defeats Haley as Biden wins in Democratic race

Haaretz – This Ramadan, Will Israel’s Far-right Ministers Set Fires or Be Reined In?

The Guardian – Congress ‘gradually destroying’ US relations with Pacific ally, Marshall Islands president warns


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