Alt Reich Speakers get Visas; still lack Empathy, Compassion and Humanity

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Date published: 12:16 pm, July 20th, 2018 - 97 comments
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Two Canadian far right bigots have been granted visas to visit NZ. Let’s make them wish they’d never left Canada, eh.

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Daily Review 20/07/2018

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Date published: 5:30 pm, July 20th, 2018 - 10 comments

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Is Matthew Hooton becoming a socialist?

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Date published: 8:38 am, July 20th, 2018 - 33 comments

Occasional Standard reader Matthew Hooton has written a cogent column on industrial relations in which he realises and accepts that wages for ordinary workers are too low.

Open Mike 20/07/2018

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Daily Review 19/07/2018

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Duck Futton

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Date published: 4:59 pm, July 19th, 2018 - 45 comments

The Australians are upset with Andrew Little expressing concern about their inhumane treatment of some Kiwis living in Australia and are throwing Donald Trump type tantrums to show their displeasure.

Happy birthday Nelson Mandela

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Date published: 12:49 pm, July 19th, 2018 - 39 comments

It is Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Happy birthday to him. If he was alive today he would be 100 years old.

Glenn Greenwald on…

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Excerpts from Glenn Greenwald speaking on Democracy Now! (h/t Adrian Thornton)

What has happened to Simon Bridges?

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Date published: 8:40 am, July 19th, 2018 - 41 comments

You would think that while Jacinda Ardern takes time out to properly introduce baby Neve to the world opposition leader Simon Bridges would be striding throughout the country like a colossus and really make a name for himself.  But of late he has been rather invisible.

Open Mike 19/07/2018

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Daily Review 18/07/2018

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Date published: 5:30 pm, July 18th, 2018 - 21 comments

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Oh, Yulia!

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Date published: 3:05 pm, July 18th, 2018 - 57 comments

Whodunnit?

What is eating Mike Hosking?

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Date published: 9:12 am, July 18th, 2018 - 77 comments

Mike Hosking appears to have entered into a particularly dark time.

Open Mike 18/07/2018

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Daily Review 17/07/2018

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Trumputin

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Date published: 8:10 am, July 17th, 2018 - 204 comments

Donald Trump has directly contradicted the collective decision of the United States Security agencies by denying that there was Russian involvement in the last US general election.

Free Speech Coalition’s litigation strikes a major snag

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Date published: 7:59 am, July 17th, 2018 - 135 comments

The free speech coalition’s desire to get the High Court to enforce the rights of Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux has struck a potential snag. A rather major snag.

Open Mike 17/07/2018

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Wool. Eyes. Pull.

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Date published: 5:52 pm, July 16th, 2018 - 8 comments

As though politicians with a social democratic bent don’t have enough to contend with…

Daily Review 16/07/2018

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Do republicans really want to arm infants?

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Date published: 10:40 am, July 16th, 2018 - 17 comments

It appears that Sacha Baron Cohen has succeeded in getting prominent Republicans to say stupid things about arming kids.

Trump meets Putin

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Date published: 9:03 am, July 16th, 2018 - 116 comments

Some things that President Trump won’t do as when meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

Open Mike 16/07/2018

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No Mates National

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Date published: 1:10 pm, July 15th, 2018 - 68 comments

Peter Dunne has some sage advice for National; phone a friend. If you can find one.

Free Tommy Robinson *

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Open Mike 15/07/2018

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In Short…

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Date published: 11:53 am, July 14th, 2018 - 49 comments

A post puzzling over our collective state of mind in the face of incredible danger and suggesting the only course of action we can take. Covering our eyes and blocking our ears isn’t it.

Kia Ora Gaza’s Open Letter to Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters

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Date published: 6:45 am, July 14th, 2018 - 42 comments

. . . Mike will join many other prominent human rights advocates from around the world and international media personnel on this peaceful and non-violent civil society mission to challenge Israel’s illegal and inhumane 11-year naval blockade of Gaza . . .

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Theresa May’s and England’s bad week

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Date published: 4:01 pm, July 13th, 2018 - 47 comments

In the space of a week England has lost in its goal of winning the world cup, had three senior ministers resign over May’s “soft” BREXIT proposal and now Donald Trump has effectively called for Theresa May to be replaced by Boris Johnson.

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