Archive for April, 2019

Daily review 30/04/2019

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, April 30th, 2019 - 76 comments

Daily review is also your post. This provides Standardistas 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 …

Five people versus a billionaire

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, April 30th, 2019 - 36 comments

UK Labour has released a stunning advertisement on what happens if you give ordinary people more resources compared to if you give a billionaire a tax cut.

The ides of April

Written By: - Date published: 7:34 am, April 30th, 2019 - 87 comments

National’s first caucus meeting in a while is scheduled for today. And the leaks are continuing.

Open mike 30/04/2019

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 30th, 2019 - 59 comments

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Daily review 29/04/2019

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, April 29th, 2019 - 23 comments

Daily review is also your post. This provides Standardistas 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 …

Slushiegate

Written By: - Date published: 7:46 am, April 29th, 2019 - 101 comments

Simon Bridges has decided to attack Corrections management for installing slushie machines designed to help cool prison guards in full uniform and heavy stab proof vests on hot days.

Open mike 29/04/2019

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 29th, 2019 - 105 comments

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The Herald paywall

Written By: - Date published: 11:43 am, April 28th, 2019 - 59 comments

The Herald is getting ready this week to install a paywall.

Open mike 28/04/2019

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 28th, 2019 - 84 comments

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How To Get There 28/4/19

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 28th, 2019 - 46 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.  

Should white supremacists be preferred over ISIS?

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, April 27th, 2019 - 117 comments

According to media sources in the United States Twitter won’t autoban white supremacists because too many GOP Politicians would be banned.

Open mike 27/04/2019

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 27th, 2019 - 179 comments

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Daily review 26/04/2019

Written By: - Date published: 5:08 pm, April 26th, 2019 - 21 comments

Daily review is also your post. This provides Standardistas 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 …

Splitters!

Written By: - Date published: 10:37 am, April 26th, 2019 - 34 comments

David Moffett, a Former board member of the New Conservative Party has announced the launch of a new new conservative party.

Regulating social media

Written By: - Date published: 7:48 am, April 26th, 2019 - 83 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

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 26th, 2019 - 192 comments

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Open mike 25/04/2019

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 25th, 2019 - 234 comments

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Daily review 24/04/2019

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

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Letter From the United Kingdom

Written By: - Date published: 2:50 pm, April 24th, 2019 - 116 comments

 
Jeremy Corbyn’s class  performance has been driving the MSM, the Tories, and the Blairite remnants crazy

Sri Lanka

Written By: - 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

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, April 24th, 2019 - 26 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

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, April 24th, 2019 - 109 comments

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Open mike 23/04/2019

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

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Kiwi Cultural Cringe is Alive and Well

Written By: - 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

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

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Confirmation bias

Written By: - 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

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

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How To Get There 21/4/19

Written By: - Date published: 6:55 am, April 21st, 2019 - 56 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

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

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Don’t Rock The Titanic!

Written By: - 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

Written By: - 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.

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