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Deadly “social bonds”?

Written By: - Date published: 11:57 am, June 16th, 2015 - 56 comments

CameronConf

The Nats want to turn over social problems to the private sector for profit. This account from the UK should give them pause.

Open mike 16/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 16th, 2015 - 45 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 15/06/2015 #CampbellLives

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 pm, June 15th, 2015 - 32 comments

no ponytail  pulling

Slightly redesigned in support of #CampbellLives.

Daily review is also your post.  This provides Standarnistas the opportunity to review events of the day.  The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).  Don’t forget to be kind to each other.

Open mike 15/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 15th, 2015 - 82 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Open mike 14/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 14th, 2015 - 75 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Open mike 13/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 13th, 2015 - 78 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 12/06/2015 #CampbellLives

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 pm, June 12th, 2015 - 27 comments

Protest class war

Slightly redesigned in support of #CampbellLives.

Daily review is also your post.  This provides Standarnistas the opportunity to review events of the day.  The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).  Don’t forget to be kind to each other.

White Man Behind A Desk: Social Bonds

Written By: - Date published: 4:26 pm, June 12th, 2015 - 13 comments

white man behind a desk

White Man Behind A Desk on the death of government, social bonds, and more. Perfect for a Friday!

Happy Birthday Scoop!

Written By: - Date published: 8:39 am, June 12th, 2015 - 4 comments

scoop-logo2

Sixteen years of Scoop. Good stuff!

Open mike 12/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 12th, 2015 - 267 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 11/06/2015 #CampbellLives

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 pm, June 11th, 2015 - 16 comments

United we bargain divided we beg

Slightly redesigned in support of #CampbellLives.

Daily review is also your post.  This provides Standarnistas the opportunity to review events of the day.  The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).  Don’t forget to be kind to each other.

Open mike 11/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 11th, 2015 - 167 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 10/06/2015 #CampbellLives

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 pm, June 10th, 2015 - 31 comments

flock of sheep

Slightly redesigned in support of #CampbellLives.

Daily review is also your post.  This provides Standarnistas the opportunity to review events of the day.  The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).  Don’t forget to be kind to each other.

Caption competition

Written By: - Date published: 2:36 pm, June 10th, 2015 - 45 comments

key-scissors

Open mike 10/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 10th, 2015 - 123 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 09/06/2015 #CampbellLives

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 pm, June 9th, 2015 - 19 comments

sheep

Slightly redesigned in support of #CampbellLives.

Daily review is also your post.  This provides Standarnistas the opportunity to review events of the day.  The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).  Don’t forget to be kind to each other.

Petition for safer workplaces

Written By: - Date published: 2:04 pm, June 9th, 2015 - 13 comments

kelly-Q+A

Helen Kelly: “Sign our petition and tell John Key that you support better health and safety in workplaces!”

NRT: Half-measures on housing quality

Written By: - Date published: 2:00 pm, June 9th, 2015 - 71 comments

no-right-turn-256

I/S at No Right Turn: “Any improvement is better than what we’ve got now .. At the same time, we should recognise that this is pathetically weak.”

Open mike 09/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 9th, 2015 - 113 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 08/06/2015 #CampbellLives

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 pm, June 8th, 2015 - 21 comments

key finger 3

Slightly redesigned in support of #CampbellLives.  Daily review is also your post.  This provides Standarnistas the opportunity to review events of the day.  The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).  Don’t forget to be kind to each other.

Little weighs in on dirty politics

Written By: - Date published: 11:21 am, June 8th, 2015 - 104 comments

Andrew Little

Andrew Little on the latest round of dirty politics.

“It beggars belief any politician – like John Key and Judith Collins – wants to have anything to do with him [Cameron Slater].”

Open mike 08/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 8th, 2015 - 86 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Helen Kelly Q+A on health and safety

Written By: - Date published: 12:02 pm, June 7th, 2015 - 15 comments

kelly-Q+A

Murdoch on state houses then and now

Written By: - Date published: 10:51 am, June 7th, 2015 - 4 comments

murdoch-state-houses

Open mike 07/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 7th, 2015 - 51 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

More dirty politics revealed on The Nation today

Written By: - Date published: 6:15 am, June 6th, 2015 - 218 comments

Cameron slater john key

You might want to tune in and watch The Nation this morning at 9:30.

Open mike 06/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 6th, 2015 - 20 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 05/06/2015 #CampbellLives

Written By: - Date published: 6:15 pm, June 5th, 2015 - 48 comments

Nick Smith Ngati Whatua

Slightly redesigned in support of #CampbellLives.

Daily review is also your post. This provides Standarnistas the opportunity to review events of the day.  The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Don’t forget to be kind to each other.

De Boni on privatising mental health

Written By: - Date published: 11:38 am, June 5th, 2015 - 26 comments

key-privatisation

A superb piece by Dita De Boni on the Nats’ plans to privatise mental health. See also (and sign!) Labour’s open letter opposing the “social bonds” scheme.

O’Brien on health and safety

Written By: - Date published: 9:22 am, June 5th, 2015 - 22 comments

Judith Collins stock

Tova O’Brien has written an excellent piece on squabbles within National over health and safety legislation, calling it a disgrace and a power-play by the Collins faction.

Open mike 05/06/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, June 5th, 2015 - 43 comments

omt

Open mike is your post. For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy). Step up to the mike …

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