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LABOUR WIN: NZ First go with Labour!

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  95 Comments

In the end it was what Labour could do to change the neoliberal economic settings that won Winston over.

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Duncan Garner attacks Taika Waititi – in the immortal words of Kendrick Lamar, “sit down (lil bitch) be humble”

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

I think this can be easily resolved by sending Duncan Garner a dictionary.

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And now the filthy Pigs attack medicinal cannabis users

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

When our gutless and spineless Politicians pathetically open their mouths on medicinal cannabis they give us weasel words about change and nod their cowardly heads at our collective outrage. They attempt to tell us that Police don’t target individual users and that only organised crime gets a focus, yet here we have medicinal networks getting attacked.

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UPDATE: To the young Muslim woman wearing a headscarf at Dominion Rd Countdown 1pm Wednesday – I am so very sorry

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  53 Comments

The Pakeha woman crosses the pathway of the two young Muslim women as she is walking towards one of those little green trundler trolly’s  that you pull along behind you and then suddenly the Pakeha woman does something that makes me stop dead in my tracks and has my mouth just drop open in total shock.

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List of terrorism powers passed since Urewera raids & the real truth of Helen Clark

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

Helen Clark has always said she wasn’t aware of this, but that’s a lie. As the head of the SIS and GCSB, of course she was informed of such a delicate operation. Rather than challenge the bullshit case that it was, Clark allowed it to happen.

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Review: The Winterreise Project

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  No Comments

Basement Theatre maintains its crown as the best venue in Auckland for experimental theatre that really does manage to change perspective with The Winterreise Project.

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How Winston could use MMP for NZ First and put New Zealand second

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  37 Comments

There was a lot of behind the scenes happiness that Labour and NZ First were making great head way in terms of policy agreements, but the fact that the actual model of how the Government would function hasn’t yet been discussed should have Jacinda blinking rather than winking.

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Controversial I know, but Sean Plunket should NOT have resigned from the BSA (sit down lil bitch be humble – a guide for white guys)

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

I’m going to try and use this excuse if I ever get caught smuggling a tonne of cocaine across the border, ‘but your honour, it’s a social experiment bro’. 

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WaateaNews: Metiria Turei vs Jian Yang – Compare the media values at work

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  23 Comments

How come a Maori solo mum who stole to feed her child a quarter of a century ago is a bigger story than a possible Chinese spy deeply embedded inside our own Government?

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Orchids – review

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

The moment that summed up such an exquisite exploration of the female was the raw cry of the audience who jumped to their feet and bellowed their support and appreciation of such art.

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So the National Party spy didn’t admit he was a spy?

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

At some stage NZers are going to start to demand some more clarification on why there seems to be a Chinese Spy in the top ranks of the Government.

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What happens if a National led Government gets announced?

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  23 Comments

If National lead the next Government, they will be the embodiment of all the worst values of National with all the social conservatism of an unrestrained NZ First that will face a furious Youth Opposition who will by 2020 be a larger electoral demographic than Baby Boomers. 

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What happens if a Labour led Government gets announced?

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  123 Comments

The new Government will be immediately tested by powerful anti-democratic forces who will move to spook the stock market off the back of this supposed ‘shock’ win by Labour.   

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Can we all acknowledge the speed of how National Party relationship with China has been ignored by the NZ media?

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  45 Comments

There has been more media coverage of Duncan Garner leaving bloody Twitter than the power Chinese Business interests now hold over the National Party. 

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Why Duncan Garner’s Kmart checkout metaphor is actually delightfully perfect

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  24 Comments

Here is our great anthropologist at work as he wanders into the great snake of the Kmart checkout line…

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The wisdom of Nandor and where the Greens politically turn to next

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  24 Comments

The truth for the Greens is that their dreams of being a 15% Party are dependent on the strength or weakness at any given time of Labour. The Greens vote was actually far softer than anyone suspected and with Jacinda now in charge of Labour, it is unlikely to woo much of that back.

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