Letter From the United Kingdom

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Date published: 2:50 pm, April 24th, 2019 - 99 comments
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Jeremy Corbyn’s class  performance has been driving the MSM, the Tories, and the Blairite remnants crazy

Regulating social media

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Date published: 7:48 am, April 26th, 2019 - 5 comments

Is it possible that the zeitgeist for global social media regulation is peaking at the right time, and the big tech giants will accede?

Open mike 26/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 26th, 2019 - 16 comments

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Open mike 25/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 25th, 2019 - 206 comments

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Daily review 24/04/2019

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Date published: 5:26 pm, April 24th, 2019 - 14 comments

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Sri Lanka

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Date published: 7:53 am, April 24th, 2019 - 13 comments

A junior Sri Lankan Minister has suggested that the recent bombings was an ISIS inspired response to the Christchurch mosque bombings.  But others are not so sure that this is right.

Everything Should Be Made As Uncomfortable As Possible, But No Less Comfortable

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Date published: 7:01 am, April 24th, 2019 - 24 comments

When providing a voluntary carbon-offset scheme, make it as simple as possible, but not simpler, and tell people about it.

Open mike 24/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 24th, 2019 - 108 comments

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Open mike 23/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 23rd, 2019 - 77 comments

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Kiwi Cultural Cringe is Alive and Well

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Date published: 4:00 pm, April 22nd, 2019 - 75 comments

New Zealand is too small for high-achievers and star-performers and does not offer enough challenges and rewards.

Open mike 22/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 22nd, 2019 - 182 comments

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Confirmation bias

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Date published: 12:03 pm, April 21st, 2019 - 134 comments

The internet neatly divides us into separate isolated tribes with polarised views of what are the issues and what is reality.  How do we engage in a civilised discussion to educate each other and reach a consensus of what we should be doing?

Open mike 21/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 21st, 2019 - 163 comments

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How To Get There 21/4/19

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Date published: 6:55 am, April 21st, 2019 - 55 comments

Welcome to TS’s Sunday think piece. It’s a blank sheet, a tabula rasa, waiting for your thoughts on the future and How To Get There.  

Open mike 20/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 20th, 2019 - 117 comments

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Don’t Rock The Titanic!

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Date published: 2:41 pm, April 19th, 2019 - 31 comments

The pace of politics of transformation is glacial but it is unstoppable.

The Mueller report

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Date published: 10:11 am, April 19th, 2019 - 75 comments

Robert Mueller’s report has now been released and questions are being asked at the benign spin that the White House has been allowed to engage in to describe it before its release.

Open mike 19/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 19th, 2019 - 54 comments

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Daily review 18/04/2019

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Date published: 5:30 pm, April 18th, 2019 - 18 comments

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Easter Miracle: JC Rises Again!

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Date published: 11:26 am, April 18th, 2019 - 13 comments

 TVNZ have just announced a surprise return for NZ’s favourite sermoniser.

About the CGT decision

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Date published: 8:06 am, April 18th, 2019 - 232 comments

With the benefit of hindsight the decision not to proceed with a capital gains tax was almost inevitable.

Open mike 18/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 18th, 2019 - 67 comments

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Daily review 17/04/2019

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Date published: 5:18 pm, April 17th, 2019 - 19 comments

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CGT Dumped

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Date published: 2:08 pm, April 17th, 2019 - 244 comments

The Government has announced that there will be no Capital Gains Tax. It’s a shame, but it’s good politics.

Should he stay or should he go?

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Date published: 8:04 am, April 17th, 2019 - 68 comments

Tova O’Brien has reported that different National MPs are speaking out against Simon Bridges and that a coup against him may be in the offering.

Open mike 17/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 17th, 2019 - 143 comments

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Daily review 16/04/2019

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Date published: 5:30 pm, April 16th, 2019 - 69 comments

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Caption contest

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Date published: 10:00 am, April 16th, 2019 - 33 comments

Keep it seemly.

Trump’s border problem

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Date published: 8:45 am, April 16th, 2019 - 30 comments

Donald Trump has considered taking some extraordinary steps to quell a surge in migration through the southern boarder of the United States.

Open mike 16/04/2019

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Date published: 7:00 am, April 16th, 2019 - 165 comments

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1 NEWS Colmar Brunton Poll April 2019

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Date published: 6:45 pm, April 15th, 2019 - 50 comments

The latest 1 News Colmar Brunton Poll is out and it says that a Labour/Greens Government is what NZ wants. Oh, and we quite like Jacinda Ardern.

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