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Daily Review 22/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 22nd, 2017 - 34 comments

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Caption competition

Written By: - Date published: 1:43 pm, August 22nd, 2017 - 42 comments

A handy link to Labour policy for people who can’t use Google

Written By: - Date published: 9:35 am, August 22nd, 2017 - 12 comments

What it says on the label.

National endorses Dunne in Ohariu – Nek minnit

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, August 22nd, 2017 - 33 comments

National’s supposedly well oiled campaign machine is resembling an episode of the Thick of It rather than a Crosby Textor training video.

Giovanni Tiso: Speaking Power to the Truth – The Political Assassination of Metiria Turei

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, August 22nd, 2017 - 108 comments

Giovanni Tiso writes on New Zealand media and the swimming of sharks.

Open Mike 22/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, August 22nd, 2017 - 106 comments

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Daily Review 21/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 21st, 2017 - 55 comments

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Why Gareth Morgan’s sexist personality matters

Written By: - Date published: 11:12 am, August 21st, 2017 - 120 comments

It’s not just policy that is important. The fight of this election is over values and whether people matter too.

Vision vs roads

Written By: - Date published: 8:26 am, August 21st, 2017 - 18 comments

The weekend offered up a pretty clear contrast between Labour and National. Address the problems facing New Zealand, or build more roads that make no long-term sense.

The SST does not understand electoral law

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, August 21st, 2017 - 32 comments

The Sunday Star Times has hinted that there is something sinister with Labour’s art auction fundraisers. But a closer look suggests that the rules are being followed assiduously.

Open Mike 21/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, August 21st, 2017 - 93 comments

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Lefties on The Standard: MMP

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, August 20th, 2017 - 104 comments

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

Open Mike 20/08/2017

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Open Mike 19/08/2017

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Daily Review 18/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 18th, 2017 - 40 comments

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Open Mike 18/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, August 18th, 2017 - 138 comments

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Daily Review 17/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 17th, 2017 - 132 comments

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Open Mike 17/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, August 17th, 2017 - 157 comments

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Daily Review 16/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 16th, 2017 - 20 comments

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Strewth Cobbah

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, August 16th, 2017 - 163 comments

Over the ditch the Australian Government has accused New Zealand Labour of using Parliament to undermine Barnaby Joyce.  But an analysis of the claim suggests that anyone claiming this should be regarded as being a whacka because the media was onto the claim two days before the questions were asked.

Open Mike 16/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, August 16th, 2017 - 53 comments

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Daily Review 15/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 15th, 2017 - 126 comments

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What are our SAS up to? An easy to digest guide!

Written By: - Date published: 2:18 pm, August 15th, 2017 - 8 comments

A short video looking at the major issues in the Hager/Stephenson book ‘Hit and Run’

Open Mike 15/08/2017

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Daily Review 14/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 14th, 2017 - 52 comments

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National’s weekend of blind panic

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, August 14th, 2017 - 53 comments

What a weekend of National panic that was. From desperate lies on water costs to repeating failed policy from 2008 to plans to wake parents up in the middle of the night to administer “instant fines” in a youth curfew. Jacinda Ardern’s Labour has got them on the run.

Open Mike 14/08/2017

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National promises to get tough on youth crime

Written By: - Date published: 1:08 pm, August 13th, 2017 - 77 comments

National has announced its policy to deal with youth crime by reannouncing a military service scheme that already exists, proposing a special category for young offenders that will have some young people seek that status and by proposing to fine parents who can’t keep their kids home at night.

Open Mike 13/08/2017

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3:43

Written By: - Date published: 12:15 pm, August 12th, 2017 - 4 comments

Great (Aussie) video on the gender pay gap…  

Dylan Horrocks cartoon fundraiser for the Greens

Written By: - Date published: 7:52 am, August 12th, 2017 - 2 comments

…the original black & white art for page 152 of Dylan Horrocks’s graphic novel Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen (published 2014, nominated for an Eisner Award)

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