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The Liberal Agenda – The People’s Budget 2019 – Friday 31st May

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  7 Comments

WHAT: The People’s Budget
WHERE: Otahuhu Town Hall
WHEN: 6.30pm Friday 31st May

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The Liberal Agenda – 12pm Post Budget livestream Friday 31st for the first Wellbeing Budget

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – 12pm Post Budget livestream Friday 31st for the first Wellbeing Budget

Each year Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) provides child-focused analysis and commentary of the budget.  The aim is to provide an accessible and affordable avenue for the community to come together and hear about how the budget affects children and young people, especially our most vulnerable who live in poverty.

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The Liberal Agenda – New Zealand Public Television Trust: Transforming cities with technology?

By   /  May 5, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – New Zealand Public Television Trust: Transforming cities with technology?

If you use one of those “free” electric scooters or bikes you are giving someone valuable data about your movements around the city. Is that something that concerns you – or not?

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The Liberal Agenda: NZ Public Television – The Universal Basic Income – a good idea or not?

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

Imagine paying people no strings attached cash whether they have a job or not.

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The Liberal Agenda – Nationwide Post Budget Event Series 

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

Each year Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) provides child-focused analysis and commentary of the budget.  The aim is to provide an accessible and affordable avenue for the community to come together and hear about how the budget affects children and young people, especially our most vulnerable who live in poverty.

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The Liberal Agenda – Mediating Terror

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  6 Comments

Seven weeks after the Christchurch mosque shootings it is time to reflect upon the mediated nature of these traumatic events. To this end, the Journalism, Media and Democracy research centre has assembled a distinguished panel of speakers to discuss the interrelated themes of online white extremism, media depictions of terrorism, terror and security and representations of Islam.

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The Liberal Agenda – New Zealand Public Television Trust – Assange: There are always at least two sides to every story.

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  3 Comments

Whatever view you take of Juian Assange he became an Ecuadorian national so, legally, it is remarkable they (a) extensively spied on him and (b) allowed the British police to enter the embassy to arrest one of their own citizens with no extradition order.

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TDB – Top 10 Comedy Fest 2019 picks

By   /  April 14, 2019  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on TDB – Top 10 Comedy Fest 2019 picks

The Comedy Fest is back and nothing helps give insight to where a culture presently is quite as perfectly as comedy. What is allowed to be joked about and what we consider humourless are all experimented upon in real time on a stage. There are at times nothing quite so dangerous as comedians.

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The Liberal Agenda – DOCUMENTARY FEST EXPANDS TO FOUR NEW VENUES FOR ITS 14TH YEAR!

By   /  April 13, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – DOCUMENTARY FEST EXPANDS TO FOUR NEW VENUES FOR ITS 14TH YEAR!

KEY DATES:30 May – 9 June 2019, Doc Edge Festival: Auckland – Q Theatre, Ellen Melville Centre and Auckland Art Gallery13 – 23 June 2019, Doc Edge Festival: Wellington – Roxy Cinema, Te Auaha, Light House Cuba

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The Liberal Agenda – David Renton in Otago

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – David Renton in Otago

Event location: Otago Room, Clubs and Societies Building, Otago University, Dunedin. Time: 730pm, 11th April.Cost: Free.

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The Liberal Agenda – Who killed Blair Peach?

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – Who killed Blair Peach?

WHO KILLED BLAIR PEACH?
Easter Monday, April 22nd, 7.30pm.Upstairs, Grey Lynn RSC, Francis St, Grey Lynn, Auckland

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The Liberal Agenda – CPAG: The drivers of deprivation and poverty

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

There are many factors that keep people poor

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The Liberal Agenda – Bryan Bruce – NZ Public Television

By   /  March 31, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

Just in case anyone is wondering why I have linked tonight to the Al Jazeera investigation into Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party and the NRA, on the New Zeland Public Television’s site … it’s because whatever else you may conclude about the documentary it’s a sobering reminder that not all white supremacists wear camouflage pants.

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Public meeting in Christchurch this Sunday, about public media and social media.

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Public meeting in Christchurch this Sunday, about public media and social media.

What’s going on with media in New Zealand?
Is Facebook out of control?
Can social media be a public service?

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The Liberal Agenda – Bryan Bruce interviews Max Rashbrooke

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – Bryan Bruce interviews Max Rashbrooke

My thanks to the many people who supported and commented on posts relating to government and how, for example, we expect better from people like Judith Collins and Simon Bridges.

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The Liberal Agenda – New Zealand Public Television – Rebellion Extinction

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – New Zealand Public Television – Rebellion Extinction

Marney Brosnan of Mahi Pai Media filmed the event -You can check out what they want from the Mayors of all our cities and why on New Zealand Public Television . Here’s the link

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