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National scream the new Employment laws are 1970s Unionism the way Fox News called Obamacare socialism

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

The truth is that what the new Government are proposing are very weak measures in terms of worker protections.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

Things Judith Collins knows nothing about

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This Man Is Your Friend: He Fights For Freedom!

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  No Comments

Reflections On The Geopolitical Significance Of India On Independence Day

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 15th August 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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

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TWITTER WATCH: Clarke Gayford vs Matthew Hooton

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

Hooton hears a what?…

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TWITTER WATCH: Hooton hears a what? And who is really launching an attack on Simon Bridges

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

Last night the architect of the Death Star and moral Shepard of the Right, Matthew Hooton, dropped a big claim on twitter…

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Who should pay for all the harm from alcohol? – Alcohol Action NZ

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The question of who should pay for all the harm from alcohol is the theme of a one-day conference being hosted by Alcohol Action NZ in partnership with SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University, at Te Papa, tomorrow Wednesday, 15th August. Eight keynote speakers will explore the range of alcohol-related harms impacting on New […]

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Māori Party rejects Labour MP’s blame game

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The Māori Party is rejecting an explanation from Waiariki MP Tamati Coffey that the Pare Hauraki settlement was signed off by the previous government. “The record shows that former Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson said in Parliament in July 2018 that he would not sign a deal with the Hauraki Collective until all issues have […]

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Waikato bus drivers strike over unsafe work conditions – First Union

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Around 120 drivers from Hamilton, Otorohanga, and Te Awamutu will walk off the job tomorrow from 5:30am until midnight to show their frustration at low pay and bad work conditions. The drivers will gather for a picket outside the Hamilton Transport Centre from 7:30 am to 9:30 am and from 2:30 pm to 6 pm. […]

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Winston Peters and trade talks questioned – Amnesty International

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

1500 people question why Winston Peters hasn’t spoken out against Saudi Arabia as NZ hosts trade talks Today Amnesty International delivered the voices of over 1500 people who took action urging Minister of Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters, to speak out in support of more than a dozen women in Saudi Arabia who have been unjustly […]

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Government Urged to Review Glyphosate Based Herbicides – GE Free NZ

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

It is time to reevaluate the evidence and how Glyphosate Based Herbicides (GBH’s) are used in light of a ground breaking court case finding harm from the glyphosate based herbicide Roundup products. On 10 August 2018, the jury in San Francisco’s Superior Court of California found that Monsanto was liable to pay non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma sufferer, […]

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Challenge to businesses to employ more refugees – Multicultural New Zealand

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

A visiting British economist has laid down a wero for New Zealand employers to overcome their psychological hurdles and employ more refugees. Philippe Legrain, author of the book Immigrants: Why Your Country Needs Them as well as articles for The Guardian and The Wall Street Journal, was the key note speaker at a Breakfast held […]

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Prisoner pursuing case against Corrections has 9 boxes of documentation seized – People Against Prisons Aotearoa

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Human rights organisation People Against Prisons Aotearoa says a prisoner they advocate for has had 9 boxes of legal documents seized from him just days before his case against the Department of Corrections was to be heard. The Judicial Review he is seeking is in response to what he says is years of deliberate obstruction […]

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Malcolm Evans – A round up on round up

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Malcolm Evans – A round up on round up

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

Absolutely Positively Wellington 

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Tuesday 14th August 2018

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

5: How Iran is countering Trump’s new sanctions
4: Iran’s Khamenei: No war, no negotiations with Trump
3: A PALESTINIAN BEDOUIN VILLAGE BRACES FOR FORCIBLE TRANSFER AS ISRAEL SEEKS TO SPLIT THE WEST BANK IN HALF
2: Former Iranian Ambassador: Trump’s Re-imposed Sanctions Against Iran Are an Act of Warfare
1: Turkish lira record low ripples through global currency markets

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