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Daily Review 22/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 22nd, 2017 - 9 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 …

Willie Jackson on democracy

Written By: - Date published: 10:12 am, February 22nd, 2017 - 37 comments

Willie Jackson is using his return to the political spotlight to good effect.

Jonathan Pie – A Socialist agenda

Written By: - Date published: 8:50 am, February 22nd, 2017 - 3 comments

Jonathan Pie on why being a socialist is actually a good thing.

Open Mike 22/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 22nd, 2017 - 62 comments

Open mike is your post.

For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

Step up to the mike …

Win for sanity in Hager vs Westpac

Written By: - Date published: 1:29 pm, February 21st, 2017 - 23 comments

The Privacy Commission issues a ruling that should not have been unnecessary.

NRT: Two ideas to get rid of electorate deals

Written By: - Date published: 7:41 am, February 21st, 2017 - 15 comments

Idiot/Savant suggests removing the 5% threshold and introducing preferential voting for electorate seats.

Open Mike 21/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 21st, 2017 - 97 comments

Open mike is your post.

For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

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Maryan Street defers to Raymond Huo

Written By: - Date published: 8:43 pm, February 20th, 2017 - 13 comments

For very human reasons former Labour Party President and Labour List MP Maryan Street has confirmed that if Jacinda Ardern wins the Mt Albert by election this weekend she will not seek to return to Parliament via the list.

He Kawenata ki Waenga i Te Roopu MANA me Te Paati Māori

Written By: - Date published: 5:51 pm, February 20th, 2017 - 53 comments

The agreement between the Mana Movement and the Māori Party.

Daily Review 20/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 20th, 2017 - 16 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 …

Māori Mana deal in Te Tai Tokerau

Written By: - Date published: 12:18 pm, February 20th, 2017 - 165 comments

As reported on Stuff: “Hone Harawira gets clear Te Tai Tokerau run for Mana not running against Maori Party in other seats”.

Duncan Webb for Christchurch Central

Written By: - Date published: 9:58 am, February 20th, 2017 - 40 comments

Another strong Labour selection in an interesting electorate.

Open Mike 20/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 20th, 2017 - 73 comments

Open mike is your post.

For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

Step up to the mike …

Colmar Brunton poll

Written By: - Date published: 6:20 pm, February 19th, 2017 - 111 comments

1 News: “The gap between National and the centre left block of Labour and the Greens has tightened in the wake of John Key’s departure as leader, according to the first major poll since his shock resignation.”

The Standard Book Club – Small is Beautiful, Economics as if People Mattered

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, February 19th, 2017 - 14 comments

The Standard’s inaugural book club looks at E. F. Schumacher’s sustainability classic.

Open Mike 19/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 19th, 2017 - 113 comments

Open mike is your post.

For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

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Helen White for Auckland Central

Written By: - Date published: 7:28 am, February 18th, 2017 - 33 comments

Looks like a strong candidate – all the best in Auckland Central!

Open Mike 18/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 18th, 2017 - 55 comments

Open mike is your post.

For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

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Daily Review 17/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 17th, 2017 - 6 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 …

Open Mike 17/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 17th, 2017 - 47 comments

Open mike is your post.

For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 16/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 16th, 2017 - 14 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 …

Treat her right

Written By: - Date published: 11:15 am, February 16th, 2017 - 34 comments

The Equal Pay Act was passed in 1972. It’s now 2017 and it’s never been enforced. It’s time to ‘Treat Her Right’.

Cadburys Dunedin to close with hundreds of jobs lost

Written By: - Date published: 10:49 am, February 16th, 2017 - 121 comments

Another blow to Dunedin.

Christchurch fire coverage

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, February 16th, 2017 - 9 comments

Kia kaha Christchurch.

(photo credit: Michael Hodgson).

Open Mike 16/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 16th, 2017 - 49 comments

Open mike is your post.

For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 15/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 15th, 2017 - 62 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 …

John Oliver returns – calls Trump ‘a pathological liar’

Written By: - Date published: 2:32 pm, February 15th, 2017 - 10 comments

Our long Oliver-less nightmare is over.

Your government MPs in the news

Written By: - Date published: 11:23 am, February 15th, 2017 - 20 comments

Who can even keep up with it all?

Auckland: Stop Niki’s Eviction!

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, February 15th, 2017 - 82 comments

Time to take action against the destruction of communities and privatisation of social housing.

Open Mike 15/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 15th, 2017 - 45 comments

Open mike is your post.

For announcements, general discussion, whatever you choose. The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).

Step up to the mike …

Daily Review 14/02/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 14th, 2017 - 37 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 …

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