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Investigation into sabotage of Academics car must finally start demanding answers about Chinese influence in NZ?

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  No Comments

…maybe we should, you know, get back to that whole China influencing our politics thing in light of new allegations that the Academic who is outing this assault on our democracy may have had her car sabotaged…

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MUST READ: What Is “Rogerpolitics”?

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  2 Comments

“ROGERNOMICS” is political shorthand for the neoliberal economic policies introduced by Labour’s finance minister, Roger Douglas, between 1984 and 1988. While most New Zealanders have heard of Rogernomics, nowhere near as many have heard of its inseparable companion, “Rogerpolitics”.

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EXCLUSIVE: Government accounting fraud, NZ Super and austerity

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

The government commits a form of accounting fraud when it refuses to include the $41 billion in the NZ Super Fund as part of the government’s assets.

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Another week from hell for Minister Eugenie Sage

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

This is the time to be activist with your Ministries, what the hell was the point of going into Government as a Green Minister if it is merely to rubber stamp flawed free market regulations?

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We are now prosecuting a cannabis documentary maker with possession of a pipe & one plant – what the hell New Zealand?

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

We should not be arresting cannabis reform documentary makers, surely we are going backwards here? 

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

This is for the American Dream.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 16th November 2018

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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Andrew Little reaffirms Governments moral compass with news of Pike River Mine re-entry

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

Some say this costs too much. It’s $36m compared to the $27million Key wasted on a flag vanity project, so I have no time for National Party toadies complaining the cost and I also find it jaw dropping hearing National Party supporters claim the money would be better spent on the poor and homeless…

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Malcolm Evans – Winston on the World Stage

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Malcolm Evans – Winston on the World Stage

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

President Trump quietly humming the Imperial March from Star Wars

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The 5 images that best sum up the Current New Zealand Government

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

Some will argue that only substance over style matter, but it’s difficult getting substance passed if people don’t have the vision of hope to disrupt our disposable fortitude to reach for that level of real change. 

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Jacinda once again sparkles on the International Stage

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

I wonder if we are beginning to see the possible first female leader of the UN.

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GUEST BLOG: Willie Jackson – The lowest unemployment rate in almost a decade an incredible result

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

The unemployment rate has dropped to 3.9%, the lowest rate in almost a decade. That’s 29,000 more jobs in June alone, 6000 young people in training, employment up to a record high of 68.3% and the regions seeing employment rates spiking as well. It’s an incredible result from many talented and passionate people inside the Ministry of […]

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Rating Reality Television

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  5 Comments

HAVE YOU EVER wondered what the enormous popularity of reality television reveals about contemporary New Zealand culture? Understandably, the nation’s cultural elites do not consider this to be an important question. What the lower orders choose to pollute their minds with is hardly worthy of serious consideration. The only social significance attachable to reality television is the extent to which it uses up space and resources that could, much more profitably, be devoted to genuine cultural production.

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GUEST BLOG: Peter Hughes – Listen to our Teachers I say

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

Primary school teachers across the country are striking for the second time in 3 months.  This is Historic. I think it’s fair to say that Teachers, particularly Primary school teachers are generally a conservative lot when it comes to being union militants. It has taken a lot to get them agitated enough to focus on […]

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 15th November 2018

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  8 Comments

Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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