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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  10 Comments

This is America

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 22nd June 2018

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

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

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Where’s Matthew Hooton’s claim that David Parker is corrupt gone?

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

Yesterday, Matthew Hooton wrote a column in the NZ Herald that claimed David Parker was corrupt.

Today that article seems to have gone missing???

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IT’S A GIRL! Congratulations Jacinda & Clarke

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  10 Comments

Our unwed Millennial working Mum with the stay at home Dad has given birth to a girl!

That’s a Feminist trifecta!

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Auckland University Library Restructures condemned by Students, Staff and Alumni – A New University

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

A New University: Auckland University Library Restructures condemned by Students, Staff and Alumni A New University, a group committed to the democratisation of the University of Auckland, strongly condemns the decision made by Stuart McCutcheon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, to restructure the University’s Libraries and Learning Services. The organisation composed of staff, students, […]

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Thursday 21st June 2018

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

5: TRUMP JUST SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO STOP HIS OWN POLICY ON FAMILY SEPARATION
4: What is behind US decision to abandon UN Human Rights Council?
3: STATE ELECTION OFFICIALS DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT RUSSIAN HACKING THREAT UNTIL THEY READ IT IN THE NEWS, EMAILS SHOW
2: Seymour Hersh: Media Today Must Cover Yemen & Trump Policy, Not Get Distracted by Tweets
1: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern goes into hospital to give birth

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Reducing the prison muster rather than building a new prison

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Keith Locke, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  9 Comments

I am heartened by the way Labour and the Greens are talking up justice reform and the need to reduce prison numbers. Justice Minister Andrew Little told TV3’s Nation last week that everything is on the table, including reform of the bail, parole and sentencing legislation.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  4 Comments

What are you doing out of your cage?

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 21st June 2018

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  28 Comments

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

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Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Bloggers, Dr David Robie, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  3 Comments

Former Brigadier-General Jerry Singirok, a former commander of the PNG Defence Force has described Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s government response to last week’s Mendi riots as a “premature state of emergency” and a “cheap, reckless and knee-jerk option”.

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New Zealand’s Very Own Pinkertons

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

THE POLITICAL SCANDAL swirling around the private detective agency Thompson & Clark Investigations Ltd (TCIL) lays bare capitalism’s rawest nerves.

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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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TPPA, mini-prison no one wants and now allowing foreign speculators to buy the apartments Gen Xers and Millennials are told they need to buy (Dear Phil, smash the golf courses)

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  32 Comments

So what the Government is really saying is, ‘Dear Gen Xers and Millennials, you will still have to compete with overseas boomer investors who want to make a quick buck out of apartment developments so go fuck yourself”.

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Why was the Secret Intelligence Service working with private spies and what else were they doing?

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

It’s interesting how the amplification of rumours against Clarke Gayford jumped once Jacinda announced a ban on all state agencies working with T&C.

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Lacklustre medicinal cannabis bill holds important lesson for the referendum

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Chris Fowlie, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

The Government’s Medicinal Cannabis Bill will take effect next year, a few months before the referendum on making cannabis legal.

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US just quits UN human rights council: How many fingers and cages is Trump holding up?

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

…Trump’s America is constantly telling the people that there are only 3 fingers when they put up four. Whether it’s the size of his inauguration crowd, his hands or whether children are being locked up in cages, the redefinition of reality as Big Brother Trump sees it, is the definition that must be accepted by his loyal acolytes.

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