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Protest at US Embassy

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  Joe Carolan, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  No Comments

If you oppose Donald Trump’s racism against migrants, the best thing you can do is to join the struggle here in Aotearoa against exploitation and deportation. Many church leaders, Unions, cultural groups and MPs of parties now in Government visited sanctuary to support our students before their deportation. Now is the time for them to honour their pledges and bring our students back.

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International Film Festival Review: Kangaroo 5 stars (is there anything Australians can’t ruin?)

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  5 Comments

Aborigines, Rebel Wilson and now kangaroos?

Is there anything white Australian’s can’t ruin?

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The Liberal Agenda – FUNDRAISER FOR FLOTILLA TO GAZA

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  No Comments

Kia Ora Gaza are hosting a fundraising dinner to support NZ representatives Mike Treen & Youssef Sammour.  Sunday 24 June Mt Albert War Memorial Hall 749 New North Road, Mt Albert, Auckland Doors open at 6pm

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The Liberal Agenda – RESIST RIMPAC  –  SAT 23 JUNE  – AUCKLAND  PEACE  ACTION

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  No Comments

RESIST RIMPAC  –  SAT 23 JUNE  – AUCKLAND  PEACE  ACTION 3 – 4PM at Devonport Naval Base – corner of Queens Parade and Spring Street This is an action to oppose the RIMPAC naval exercises that will be happening from 27 June to 2 August across the Pacific. The US military along with 25 other militaries will begin the […]

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The Liberal Agenda – Putting out the welcome mats for World Refugee Day

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

What       Laying out a large array of welcome mats that say  “Refugees Welcome”
Who        Meg de Ronde, Campaigns Director, Amnesty International New Zealand
                Comedian Alice Snedden 
When      Monday 18 June, 12:00pm
Where     Freyberg Square, Auckland Central

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The Liberal Agenda – free Julian Assange – Tue 19 June, Wellington

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  9 Comments

Tuesday, June 19, 12.00pm – 16.00pm
Australian High Commission 12.00pm

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The Liberal Agenda – World Meat Free Week June 11 2018,

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

New Zealanders can make a pledge during World Meat Free Week to benefit their own health and the environment, by going to World Meat Free Week

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The pale stale male revolt, Laurel/Yanni, the crucial ingredient for Trumpism, why Jordan Peterson is winning and maybe, just maybe we should get Roseanne her show back

By   /  June 3, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  22 Comments

Resentment and backlash from men barley coping with  their own amputated emotional range is why he has surged in online popularity. Peterson is not winning because of any universal truth revelations, he’s winning because broken men are so desperate for a way to feel good about themselves that being told to stand tall, clean their rooms and the intricacies of Lobster DNA look palatable.

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The Liberal Agenda – Protest outside of Jacinda Ardern’s Office: Action on the Sanctions

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – Protest outside of Jacinda Ardern’s Office: Action on the Sanctions

What: Action on the Sanctions: Protest outside of Jacinda Ardern’s Office demanding an end to sanctions on sole parents. There will be speeches by community representatives and parents.

Where: 658 New North Road, Mt Albert, Auckland. 

When: 12.00 – 1pm, Friday the 18th of May.

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The 2018 Voyager NZ Media Awards

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  7 Comments

I was fortunate enough to get a guest ticket to go along with Voyager to the NZ Media Awards last week. It’s a big moment for Voyager, they are stepping up to sponsor the awards because their leader and founder, Seeby Woodhouse, believes passionately in journalism.

I support his vision, and who am I to turn down an open bar?

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My Top 15 NZ songs for NZ Music Month

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

I was a DJ once.

Clarke Gayford and I did a show on Channel Z.

I liked music.

Here are my top 15 NZ songs for NZ Music Month. With fierce justifications.

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CPAG’s nationwide post budget events

By   /  May 13, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  5 Comments

Find out what the impact of Budget 2018 will be for families and children, in Child Poverty Action Group’s 2018 Post Budget presentations.

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The Liberal Agenda – BDS call for action

By   /  May 13, 2018  /  Leslie Bravery, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – BDS call for action

The Palestinian BDS National Committee, Palestinian civil society’s largest coalition, calls on people of conscience, unions, municipalities, political parties, social movements, student groups, academics, artists, churches and LGBTQI groups, around the world to: Plan actions to intensify and amplify campaigns that are linked to the call to end military and security ties with Israel. For […]

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The Liberal Agenda – Inaugural Professorial Address AUT Public Lecture Series 2018

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

WHAT: AUT Inaugural Professorial Address
WHEN: Tuesday 15th, 4.30pm
WHERE: WA Conference Centre, AUT City Campus

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The Liberal Agenda: Happy 200th birthday Karl Marx! Auckland forum and screening

By   /  May 8, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda: Happy 200th birthday Karl Marx! Auckland forum and screening

WHAT: The Young Karl Marx film screening to celebrate Marx’s 200th Birthday.

WHEN: 12th May Thursday 7pm

WHERE: Unite Union, 6a Western Springs Rd, Kingsland.

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The micro-aggression review of Avengers: Infinity War

By   /  May 6, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  4 Comments

Radical environmentalist, solo dad and Mens Rights Activist, Thanos, has mansplained himself into believing the only sustainable way forward for the Universe is a radical heteropatriarchy that kills off half the population of every planet while turning all waste body matter into biodegradable plant fertiliser.

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