By blaming Russia and promising a conviction of collusion, the mainstream media have given proof to Trumps ‘fake news’ narrative. The impact of this may give our carrot coloured maniac another 4 years.Read More →
There are already murmurs being made that the GCSB, SIS and Police need mass surveillance powers to combat the extremism that erupted so violently towards Muslims in Christchurch last week.Read More →
The Jordan Peterson backlash, White Supremacy Intelligence failures, Healing and confronting Islamaphobia, the importance of a fair trial, the limitations of Identity Politics & the safety of the Prime Minister: What Happens Next?
As the numbness dissolves, as the recoil shock to ourselves and our national identity slows in its reverberations, we are left with an enormous amount of damage to heal, new steps forward to take and real questions that demand answering.Read More →
…attempting to connect the violence on Friday with right wing opinions, the defence of free speech or concerns about immigration and conflate that with all white people as racist murderers is a sure fire way of eroding the solidarity in sorrow that has bound many.Read More →
Mueller’s report is finally over and while the White House may try and censor anything too embarrassing, it doesn’t look like Trump is panicking at all and that could suggest that there’s no evidence of collusion.
If that’s the case, I think we are in real trouble.Read More →
Our SIS & GCSB are supposed to protect us from this type of act, yet despite being warned about the shooter and the Muslim communities own complaints about ratcheting violence, white supremacists weren’t seen as a threat and according to the last decade of SIS reports, have never emerged as a specific danger.Read More →
1 week after mass shooting atrocity, Jacinda bans machine guns – this is what political leadership looks like
Hasn’t every person who claimed Jacinda couldn’t be a mother and lead the country at the same time been shamed by the incredible courage, empathy & fortitude she has shown over the last week – we would be a lesser people right now without her leadership.Read More →
Blaming Mike Hosking, Duncan Garner & Chris Lynch is easy and it might make us feel better, but it won’t provide us with real answers or keep us safe, that falls upon the Intelligence agencies who had a combined budget of $230m last year.Read More →
The SIS & GCSB combined budget for last year was $230m – how come they didn’t see a white supremacist plotting an atrocity?
I’m sick of hearing ‘he wasn’t on our radar’ the fucking radar wasn’t switched on!Read More →
Wanting to censor the trial or hide his words is a natural response but we are being tested globally and our justice system is strong and our values deeper than his sophistry of hate. We have nothing to fear standing in the light and dragging him into it. In fact, it’s our obligation to do so.Read More →
I’m taking my 9 year old daughter to the climate protest today, which means she’s wagging a day from school.Read More →
TWITTER WATCH: National Party – sensing the political backlash, quietly remove far right UN conspiracy
…so after National embarked upon a far right conspiracy about the UN we had the co-leader of the Greens punched by a man yelling angry things about the UN and we had this diseased human being scrawl messages about the UN on his guns…Read More →
In a lot of the angry debate swirling right now, please let us remember that this diseased human chose Christchurch BECAUSE NZ is a peaceful progressive multi-cultural society, this violence IS NOT a reflection of us, we were targeted because we are good.Read More →
If we can ban single use plastic bags and fireworks – why the Christ can’t we ban machine guns for civilian use?
If only we could spy on white supremacists with the ease we spied on Nicky Hager and it’s not good enough to say, ‘he wasn’t on a watch list’ when all the watch lists are focused on Māori, Environmentalists, Greenpeace, the Greens, Earthquake victims and the MANA Party!Read More →
As we rock on our heels at the magnitude of evil that has been spat upon our Muslim whanau, we will kaleidoscope a spectrum from shock to grief to rageBut the best of us is better than this spite and we must not allow this stain to hollow our wholes.As we lay down with numb souls, rest dear friends. Tomorrow’s grim grey will continue to test us as we struggle for our nations oxygen.Read More →
A person has been named on social media as the gunman, I have no confirmation of this but I’m reading their manifesto that was loaded up 2 hours ago, it is white supremacist madness.Read More →