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Boots Theory: Move left to win? Move left to win!

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Boots Theory on the American Working Families Charter, how they are trying to move the Democratic Party to the left, and possible lessons for New Zealand.

Open mike 13/01/2016

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Open mike 12/01/2016

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Ground Control to Major Tom

Written By: - Date published: 8:13 pm, January 11th, 2016 - 59 comments

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David Bowie’s death has been announced.

Open mike 11/01/2016

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Open mike 10/01/2016

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Open mike 09/01/2016

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Open mike 08/01/2016

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TPPA to be signed in New Zealand but the Government is not confirming

Written By: - Date published: 6:18 pm, January 7th, 2016 - 24 comments

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The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement will be signed in New Zealand on February 4, 2016.  But the Government is not confirming …

Open mike 07/01/2016

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Open mike 06/01/2016

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Open mike 05/01/2016

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Barbaric Death Cult or friend and ally?

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, January 4th, 2016 - 49 comments

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Spot the difference.

Open mike 04/01/2016

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Open mike 03/01/2016

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Open mike 02/01/2016

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Open mike 01/01/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 1st, 2016 - 65 comments

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Happy New Years people. May it be a good one.

The ten most commented on Standard posts in 2015

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The Standard’s ten most commented posts in 2015.

Open mike 31/12/2015

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The Standard’s ten most popular blog posts of 2015

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The ten most popular Standard posts of 2015 based on page views.

Open mike 30/12/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, December 30th, 2015 - 176 comments

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Merry f&*king christmas from Jonathan Pie

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, December 29th, 2015 - 3 comments

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Jonathan Pie in his own way celebrates the event that is Christmas

Open mike 29/12/2015

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Open mike 28/12/2015

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Open mike 27/12/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, December 27th, 2015 - 39 comments

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Open mike 26/12/2015

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Banksy on Christmas

Written By: - Date published: 11:20 am, December 25th, 2015 - 101 comments

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Merry Christmas …

Open mike 25/12/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, December 25th, 2015 - 36 comments

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Merry Christmas one and all!

Open mike 24/12/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, December 24th, 2015 - 59 comments

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Kim Dotcom to be extradited?

Written By: - Date published: 3:57 pm, December 23rd, 2015 - 183 comments

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The District Court has ruled in favour of Kim Dotcom being extradicted.

Open mike 23/12/2015

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, December 23rd, 2015 - 133 comments

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