A few days ago, headlines appeared supposedly “exposing a rort” by the NZ Labour Party to exploit American interns for electoral campaigning purposes;Read More →
The Saudi-led blockade of Qatar should concern us all. It is virtually an act of war for one country, Saudi Arabia, to cut off all land access to another, Qatar, and then combine with two other countries, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, to restrict air and sea access.Read More →
After a two-year battle KOA was successful in not only stopping the sale of the council works company City Care but also in pressuring the council to restore the company to the strategic assets list.Read More →
…this Labour ‘slave scandal’ proves the ease with which a Right Wing blog can still manipulate the NZ mainstream media.
This ability to manipulate the mainstream media is as cancerous in 2017 as it was in 2014.Read More →
4 shades of Bill: There isn’t a tape! There is a tape! There might not be a tape! I was asked if I wanted to listen to the tape that didn’t exist?
How could English claim the tape doesn’t exist if Todd Barclay offered to play him the tape???Read More →
The list of batshit crazy things we are being asked to believe in order to accept Bill English’s version of events over what he knew, when he knew and how he knew about Todd Barclay breaking the law is becoming more absurd by the day.Read More →
“The attack on Al Jazeera is part of an assault on free speech to subvert the impact of old and new media in the Arab world. It should be condemned and resisted.” One of many global media responses.Read More →
At some point people are going to admit this 2month old story about a Labour intern slave scandal was just a distraction from Bill & Todd
Audrey Young is no card carrying member of the Labour Party so her vicious take down of National when comparing Labour’s supposed scandal up against National’s actual scandal this week is devastating…Read More →
The latest rollback of the Obama presidency’s easing of relations with Cuba as a deepening of the blockade, now in place for 54 years, should be condemned.Read More →
The level of racism against Marae by right wingers desperate to denigrate Labour highlights the hatred that drives these people
The spitefulness of those describing Marae as sweat shop slums for political gain is the ugliness here, not the attempt to engage youth at the ballot box.Read More →
The broad definition of security is long-standing, introduced around the same time as the SIS botched break in of Aziz Choudry’s house in Christchurch at the time of an APEC meeting there.Read More →
When the Labour Party Student Intern story erupted this week, just as Bill English was in serious trouble, I thought “Well that’s convenient isn’t it”.
I was out to the Marae 2 weeks ago having a look around at what they were doing. I had a meal with them, talked with some of the volunteers. They were fantastic young people who were loving the adventure of it all.Read More →
Israel’s imposition of illegal settlements outside its borders and brutal military control of the Palestinian people are war crimes. They are violations of international law that demand the urgent imposition of UN sanctions designed to bring Israel to account.Read More →
We gain privileged access to Pacific markets, but they gain no new access to our markets. There are no obligations on Australia to stop their protectionist policies towards Pacific kava exports and other fruit and vegetables that are produced in Australia. New Zealand exporters will gain $20 million in reduced tariffs, but this is lost revenue for Pacific governments that are already struggling to provide basic health care and education to their people.Read More →
…so a National Party Goon, Glenda Hughes, a board member of National’s ruling council no less, contacts the staff member Barclay has been spying on and effectively bullies and intimidates the staff member into dropping the case.Read More →