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Daily review 28/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 28th, 2022 - 70 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 …

Putin threatens Nuclear War

Written By: - Date published: 8:27 am, February 28th, 2022 - 254 comments

Vladimir Putin, obviously hurting because some of his personal ill gotten wealth has been frozen has upped the ante by raising the spectre of the use of Nuclear Weapons.

Dennis Meadows on the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Limits to Growth – Post Carbon Institute

Written By: - Date published: 6:15 am, February 28th, 2022 - 14 comments

Only rarely does a book truly change the world. In the nineteenth century, such a book was Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. For the twentieth century, it was The Limits to Growth.

Convoy protest 28/2/22

Written By: - Date published: 6:05 am, February 28th, 2022 - 151 comments

A general discussion post.

Open mike 28/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 28th, 2022 - 66 comments

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Don’t give up New Zealand: omicron, vaccination protection, and why it’s the wrong time to ‘let it rip’

Written By: - Date published: 11:32 am, February 27th, 2022 - 109 comments

Act as if you have Covid, and look to protect others around youAshley Bloomfield

New research shows vaccination protects against omicron. Along with all our other tools – what we do now matters.

This is the knife edge for New Zealand: do we lapse into neoliberal “I’m ok Jack”, and not worry about others? Or do we step up and act collectively to protect us all?

Convoy protest 27/2/22

Written By: - Date published: 6:10 am, February 27th, 2022 - 198 comments

A general discussion post.

Open mike 27/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 27th, 2022 - 53 comments

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Why do we* write Posts on The Standard?

Written By: - Date published: 1:23 pm, February 26th, 2022 - 28 comments

Why come here to comment?

The difference between the Wellington protests and the pro Ukraine protests in Russia

Written By: - Date published: 7:59 am, February 26th, 2022 - 76 comments

Currently in this world there are two significant protests occurring, both similar but at the same time completely different.

Convoy protest 26/2/22

Written By: - Date published: 6:05 am, February 26th, 2022 - 232 comments

A general discussion post.

Open mike 26/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 26th, 2022 - 60 comments

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Daily review 25/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 5:34 pm, February 25th, 2022 - 28 comments

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How Russia wins

Written By: - Date published: 10:30 am, February 25th, 2022 - 47 comments

Russia hasn’t lost an intervention in quite some time.

No appeasement with Russia over invasion.

Written By: - Date published: 7:56 am, February 25th, 2022 - 266 comments

Russia has invaded a neighbouring state with no more justification than an vague appeals to the same arguments that underpinned 19th century gunboat diplomacy. It was unacceptable in 1938, and is just even more unacceptable now. We should hep deal with this now without trying to appease an aggressor before we wind up with a  future conflict that kills, maims, and displaces people in job lots of millions.

Convoy protest 25/2/22

Written By: - Date published: 6:10 am, February 25th, 2022 - 200 comments

A general discussion post.

Open mike 25/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 25th, 2022 - 54 comments

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Watch China’s next move

Written By: - Date published: 8:03 pm, February 24th, 2022 - 61 comments

Why should we in New Zealand give a damn about Ukraine? My answer is: China.

Daily review 24/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 24th, 2022 - 33 comments

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Omicron is not mild

Written By: - Date published: 6:10 am, February 24th, 2022 - 76 comments

More people in the US have died from Omicron than Delta. In New Zealand we, collectively, still have a choice about just how bad this is going to get. Not everyone is going to contract covid in this wave, and there is great value to individuals and society in slowing spread and avoiding getting covid where possible.

Convoy protest 24/2/22

Written By: - Date published: 6:07 am, February 24th, 2022 - 81 comments

A general discussion post.

Open mike 24/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 24th, 2022 - 141 comments

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Daily review 23/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 23rd, 2022 - 82 comments

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Free public transport for Auckland is a very good idea

Written By: - Date published: 1:35 pm, February 23rd, 2022 - 66 comments

Efeso Collins has announced his first Mayoral campaign policy and it is a biggie, free public transport for Auckland.

Convoy protest 23/2/22

Written By: - Date published: 6:05 am, February 23rd, 2022 - 135 comments

A general discussion post.

Open mike 23/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 23rd, 2022 - 181 comments

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Daily review 22/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 22nd, 2022 - 32 comments

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Everyone is over Covid

Written By: - Date published: 8:46 am, February 22nd, 2022 - 134 comments

Jacinda Ardern said yesterday that everyone is over Covid.  She is right.  We all want this to end.

Convoy protest 22/2/22

Written By: - Date published: 6:05 am, February 22nd, 2022 - 163 comments

A general discussion post.

Open mike 22/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 22nd, 2022 - 120 comments

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Daily review 21/02/2022

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 21st, 2022 - 28 comments

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