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What have the Unions ever done for us?

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, February 11th, 2016 - 18 comments

proud-2-b-union

A video from the TUC in the UK explaining how important Unions are which is just as relevant for Aotearoa as it is for the UK.

Open mike 11/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 11th, 2016 - 114 comments

omt

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Buying Awaroa beach

Written By: - Date published: 1:16 pm, February 10th, 2016 - 49 comments

awaroa-beach

“There is a pristine piece of beach and bush in the heart of the Abel Tasman up for private sale. Together we can buy it and gift it to NZ.”

Open mike 10/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 10th, 2016 - 152 comments

omt

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Daily Review 09/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, February 9th, 2016 - 45 comments

David Cameron arrested with pig

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Open mike 09/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 9th, 2016 - 120 comments

omt

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New blog: Corner Politics

Written By: - Date published: 10:53 am, February 8th, 2016 - 11 comments

corner-politics

Welcome to a new political blog, Corner Politics – “a point at which significant change happens – by Lamia (@LI_politico).

Happy Mondayised holiday!

Written By: - Date published: 6:22 am, February 8th, 2016 - 28 comments

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Thanks to David Clark, to Grant Robertson, to Labour, and to those who supported the bill…

Open mike 08/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 8th, 2016 - 154 comments

omt

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Open mike 07/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 7th, 2016 - 240 comments

omt

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Open mike 06/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 6th, 2016 - 245 comments

omt

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Daily Review 05/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, February 5th, 2016 - 49 comments

TPPA trojan horse

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PM should get over Waitangi problems

Written By: - Date published: 9:33 am, February 5th, 2016 - 111 comments

John Key showing concern

From the archives.

Open mike 05/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 5th, 2016 - 96 comments

omt

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Daily Review 04/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, February 4th, 2016 - 51 comments

TPPA protest angry made a sign square

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Open mike 04/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 4th, 2016 - 39 comments

omt

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NRT: 28,000 unemployed under National

Written By: - Date published: 2:02 pm, February 3rd, 2016 - 40 comments

no-right-turn

No Right Turn (with a side of Bernard Hickey) on today’s unemployment figures.

Nope

Written By: - Date published: 6:15 am, February 3rd, 2016 - 18 comments

trump-nope

Open mike 03/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 3rd, 2016 - 140 comments

omt

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Daily Review 02/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, February 2nd, 2016 - 18 comments

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The Iowa Caucuses

Written By: - Date published: 3:30 pm, February 2nd, 2016 - 98 comments

Thank you god for trump

A running post concerning the results from the Iowa Caucuses.

Open mike 02/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 2nd, 2016 - 98 comments

omt

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NRT: “The TPP is too important for democracy”

Written By: - Date published: 5:27 pm, February 1st, 2016 - 40 comments

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Fran O’Sullivan seems to be arguing against democracy in her bitter little rant in Saturday’s Herald against Labour’s opposition to the TPP. Labour, of course, is representing its constituents, many of whom have significant doubts about the TPP or its benefits to New Zealand (or to them). That’s what political parties should do in a democratic country.

Final hours for submission on voluntary euthanasia

Written By: - Date published: 1:08 pm, February 1st, 2016 - 1 comment

euthanasia-right-to-die

The end of today is the last chance to make a submission to Parliament on voluntary euthanasia.

Open mike 01/02/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 1st, 2016 - 107 comments

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Andrew Little: The working futures plan

Written By: - Date published: 3:02 pm, January 31st, 2016 - 280 comments

Andrew Little backing the dream-2

The text of Andrew Little’s state of the nation speech delivered this afternoon.

Open mike 31/01/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 31st, 2016 - 116 comments

omt

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Andrew Little’s State of the Nation Speech

Written By: - Date published: 2:30 pm, January 30th, 2016 - 240 comments

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All good progressives are invited tomorrow afternoon to Albert Park in Auckland to hear Andrew Little’s state of the nation speech. Update: because of possible bad weather the speech will start at 1 pm. Bring an umbrella!

Kelly interviewed by Campbell on RNZ Checkpoint

Written By: - Date published: 8:02 am, January 30th, 2016 - 24 comments

kelly-campbell

Open mike 30/01/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 30th, 2016 - 49 comments

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Daily Review 29/01/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, January 29th, 2016 - 36 comments

Rand Paul and socialism

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