Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, November 17th, 2018 - 117 comments
So what if Labour decides to go ahead with its capital gains tax? What happens to the equity of the remaining middle class? What happens to the equity of those who were brought in under KiwiBuild?
Written By: - Date published: 10:42 am, November 16th, 2018 - 14 comments
Yet another front opening up in the demand for action on global warming…
Written By: - Date published: 1:02 pm, November 15th, 2018 - 90 comments
The unsolvable problem that is Brexit is reaching it’s denouement with Theresa May’s leadership on the line, talk of a no confidence motion, a very leaky cabinet, and no possible achievable resolution in sight.
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, November 14th, 2018 - 271 comments
You will be shocked to learn that the National Party has been less than honest about where it is getting its information regarding Karel Sroubek.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, November 12th, 2018 - 51 comments
In the midterm US elections a number of candidates supported by the NRA have lost out to opponents with strong anti gun views. And the youth vote surged. Were these events related?
Written By: - Date published: 10:46 am, November 10th, 2018 - 40 comments
In Georgia, despite the Repbublican candidate who oversaw the election process engaging in the mass disenfranchisement of Democrat voters, the removal of voting machines to make voting in Democrat areas more difficult and baseless smearing of the Democrat candidate, the result is on a knife edge and a second vote is a possibility.
Written By: - Date published: 6:04 pm, November 9th, 2018 - 29 comments
Politics can be soap, or politics can be real. This post comments on some of the soap and offers an example of something that’s real
Written By: - Date published: 6:40 pm, November 8th, 2018 - 91 comments
The Sroubek beat up is still with us. Why won’t National tell us what they knew and what they agreed to?
Written By: - Date published: 8:28 am, November 8th, 2018 - 20 comments
In an effort to revive sagging support levels Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on a bus tour of Australia involving him flying and being picked up by the bus, drinking lots of beer, wearing different hats and saying fair dinkum a lot.
Written By: - Date published: 7:47 am, November 7th, 2018 - 6 comments
If you have 10 minutes to waste and enjoy laughing uproariously I can recommend this video. Warning should not be watched while you are drinking coffee and the contents may be sprayed on your screen …
Written By: - Date published: 12:35 pm, November 6th, 2018 - 55 comments
Another promising front is opening that might help encourage people to sit up, take notice, and act.
Written By: - Date published: 12:52 pm, November 5th, 2018 - 48 comments
Cenk Uygur might be said to have “skin in the game” when it comes to the US Mid-terms, and given that much of this post revolves around, or bounces from his commentary and analysis – which may not be quite as objective as he thinks – that should be borne in mind when reading this post.
Written By: - Date published: 11:29 am, November 4th, 2018 - 13 comments
In America a young 20 year old Trump supporter has been branded with the hashtag morongate for the most inept dark op smear you could ever imagine happening.
Written By: - Date published: 1:39 pm, October 29th, 2018 - 90 comments
Brazil has elected as its next President a 63-year-old former paratrooper who built his campaign around pledges to crush corruption, crime and a supposed communist threat.
Written By: - Date published: 1:25 pm, October 29th, 2018 - 24 comments
When purveyors of propaganda come to believe their own spin and start entertaining really quite idiotic conspiracy theories and abandoning any pretense of being in possession of rational thought, then we’ve got a problem.
Written By: - Date published: 10:54 am, October 28th, 2018 - 115 comments
In the land of the free and the brave there is news of voting machines changing votes from Democrat to Republican candidates, mass stripping of voting rights and closing of voting booths in Democrat areas, and right wing extreme violence caused by escalating rhetoric from the POTUS.
Written By: - Date published: 12:36 pm, October 25th, 2018 - 54 comments
We say that knowledge is power…
Written By: - Date published: 10:08 am, October 23rd, 2018 - 44 comments
The death of Jamal Khashoggi raises the important question can we still question the morality of Saudi Arabia?