The TDB Daily 17th April 2024 – Best NZ Left, Independent and Progressive Politics opinion daily reading list

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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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DOMESTIC:

The Kākā by Bernard Hickey – Is saving one minute of a politician’s time worth nearly $1 billion?

RNZ – Ministry of Education to cut 565 roles, more than 400 to go at Oranga Tamariki

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Waatea – Lee silent as media implodes

Newsroom – Stuff takes a big risk on Newshub

No Right Turn – Climate Change: Criminal ecocide

Against the Current – Heather Du Plessis-Allan: A name you can trust?

Gavin Ellis – Silent majority must speak out to save vital journalism

Chris Lynch Christchurch’s Newsroom – “It feels like the wild west” Councillor says aggressive begging is getting worse

The Daily Blog – The Working Group with Arena Williams, Max Harris and Damien Grant

The Daily Blog – MEDIAWATCH: StuffedNews or NewStuff? Analysing Winners and Losers of Newshub deal

The Daily Blog – Ben Morgan’s Pacific Update A simple explanation of this week’s military and political developments in the Pacific

The Daily Blog – Chris Fowlie – Marijuana Media – Why NZ Police prioritise weed grows over burglaries; Euro hippies close cannabis market; India celebrates Holi with ganja & more 

The Daily Blog – John Minto – Open letter to NZ Foreign Minister Hon Winston Peters and Prime Minister Christopher Luxon

INTERNATIONAL:

The Guardian – Netanyahu aims to trap west into war across Middle East, warns Iranian diplomat

Haaretz – How the International Cooperation That Thwarted Iran’s Attack on Israel Came Together

The Washington Post – Pro-Palestinian protests could foreshadow a summer of upheaval

Jacobin – Trumpism Is a Small Business Owner’s Revolt

Caitlin Johnston – If The Mainstream Worldview Was Accurate, Gaza Wouldn’t Be Burning

Crikey – Bruce Lehrmann raped Brittany Higgins, judge finds on balance of probabilities

Information Clearing House – How Iran attacks exposed Israel’s weakness

The Intercept – DEMOCRATS QUESTION U.S. CLAIMS THAT ISRAEL ISN’T VIOLATING INTERNATIONAL LAW USING AMERICAN WEAPONS

 

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