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Daily Review 18/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 18th, 2017 - 60 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 …

Green Party makes important announcement …

Written By: - Date published: 2:47 pm, October 18th, 2017 - 32 comments

Breaking news from Parliament …

Open Mike 18/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 18th, 2017 - 99 comments

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

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Daily Review 17/10/2017

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

“Reporters”.

Written By: - Date published: 8:44 am, October 17th, 2017 - 54 comments

“Once upon a time, in a world far away” we had these people called “reporters”.
An honourable profession, who considered it their job to keep the public accurately and completely informed.

Wellington Political Theatre’s Waiting for Godot – a review

Written By: - Date published: 7:56 am, October 17th, 2017 - 12 comments

Beckett’s classic Waiting for Godot by the city’s oldest company, the Wellington Political Theatre, is a triumph.

Open Mike 17/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 17th, 2017 - 123 comments

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Daily Review 16/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 16th, 2017 - 29 comments

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Poor reporters

Written By: - Date published: 5:05 pm, October 16th, 2017 - 19 comments

Spare a thought for our poor political reporters today.

Facebook and democracy

Written By: - Date published: 7:56 am, October 16th, 2017 - 26 comments

A long and interesting read in The Atlantic. “The very roots of the electoral system had been destabilized.”

Open Mike 16/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 16th, 2017 - 95 comments

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Nats – lousy at government – “brilliant” at opposition

Written By: - Date published: 9:57 am, October 15th, 2017 - 100 comments

Peters has the opportunity to put an end to this useless government (and turn National into “the opposition from hell”). I think he’s going to ’96 us, but I’d be happy to be proved wrong

Open Mike 15/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 15th, 2017 - 242 comments

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Happy Oompa Loompas?

Written By: - Date published: 12:48 pm, October 14th, 2017 - 9 comments

Dunedin hosts a celebratory graduation ceremony for discarded labour.

Lefties on The Standard #3

Written By: - Date published: 9:05 am, October 14th, 2017 - 139 comments

Another post on The Standard providing a discussion space for left-wing and progressive people only.

Sean Plunket resigns from Broadcasting Standards Authority

Written By: - Date published: 9:02 am, October 14th, 2017 - 44 comments

Anyone feeling for Sean Plunket?

Open Mike 14/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 14th, 2017 - 117 comments

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Weekend social 13/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 2:24 pm, October 13th, 2017 - 17 comments

Weekend social is for non political chat. What’s on for the weekend, gigs, film or book reviews, sports, or whatever. No politics, no aggro, why can’t we all just get along?

Open Mike 13/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 13th, 2017 - 83 comments

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

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Daily Review 12/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 12th, 2017 - 118 comments

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Anatomy of a plonker

Written By: - Date published: 6:39 am, October 12th, 2017 - 29 comments

“Anyone else feeling for Harvey Weinstein?” – Sean Plunket

Open Mike 12/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 12th, 2017 - 69 comments

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Daily Review 11/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 11th, 2017 - 29 comments

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Guest post: Deconstructing yet another National has moral right to govern argument

Written By: - Date published: 9:15 am, October 11th, 2017 - 41 comments

A guest post by Swordfish on the implausibility of the claims by Dr Claire Robinson’s odd claim that the 2017 election result was a win for the status quo.

Open Mike 11/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 11th, 2017 - 42 comments

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Daily Review 10/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 10th, 2017 - 104 comments

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Open Mike 10/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 10th, 2017 - 85 comments

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Daily Review 09/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, October 9th, 2017 - 51 comments

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Arrival

Written By: - Date published: 11:28 am, October 9th, 2017 - 61 comments

Incognito writes about the need for a new narrative in politics and how the Green movement is providing one that takes us beyond neoliberalism and unfettered capitalism.

Open Mike 09/10/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, October 9th, 2017 - 132 comments

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

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Why Labour may form the next Government

Written By: - Date published: 8:39 am, October 8th, 2017 - 173 comments

The prospects of a Labour led Government have improved dramatically following the release of the final election results.

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