Written By: - Date published: 1:38 pm, September 26th, 2018 - 133 comments
National has launched an online petition against the culling of Tahrs, an animal that has been culled for years pursuant to a plan that was finalised by National in 1993.
Written By: - Date published: 8:10 am, September 20th, 2018 - 37 comments
Two prominent men chose to celebrate Suffrage day yesterday, one by having himself photographed in front of female members of his caucus and the other by complaining that at different times different groups of men also did not have the vote.
Written By: - Date published: 8:16 am, September 17th, 2018 - 42 comments
Simon Bridges has caused jaws to drop everywhere by comparing Jacinda Ardern to Donald Trump.
Written By: - Date published: 8:02 am, August 27th, 2018 - 187 comments
National intends to continue with its investigation into who the leaker of Simon Bridges’s travel expense information was
Written By: - Date published: 2:07 pm, August 23rd, 2018 - 13 comments
It seems that if you’re the right person, harbour the correct thoughts, have the right connections, and you don’t like whatever the political opinion, news or information that’s floating about is, then you can get it banned.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, August 22nd, 2018 - 164 comments
Judith Collins has been caught tweeting more fake news. And repeating it just in case we missed it.
Written By: - Date published: 8:20 am, August 14th, 2018 - 102 comments
Simon Bridges has kept the story about his over the top spending on limos and hotels alive by making contradictory statements and by suggesting without proof that the leak of the information is all Labour’s fault.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, August 9th, 2018 - 69 comments
The Project has called on Judith Collins to delete her tweet retweeting a link to a fake news story falsely claiming that France had legalised paedophilia at the behest of an international network of liberal activists determined to normalise paedophilia.
Written By: - Date published: 4:51 pm, August 6th, 2018 - 113 comments
Judith Collins has tweeted news from a fake news website and demanded that Jacinda Ardern does something about something that has not actually happened.
Written By: - Date published: 7:52 am, August 6th, 2018 - 2 comments
Google is planning a launch of its eponymous spectacular search engine in which it allows censorship from the Chinese state. Some U.S. politicians aren’t happy about it. Principles are, in the words of the words of my tailor, funny; you loosen a bit here, you loosen a bit there, you find your trousers fall down. […]
Written By: - Date published: 10:02 am, July 8th, 2018 - 354 comments
Lauren Southern’s cancelled lecture has caused some debate about what freedom of speech is, is it absolute, and if not where is the line to be drawn?
Written By: - Date published: 11:01 am, July 4th, 2018 - 43 comments
Being in the thick of student politics in the mid 2000s, I was around just at the very beginning of social media.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, June 27th, 2018 - 102 comments
National has claimed that Jacinda Ardern ruled out national strikes during the last year’s election campaign. And has trimmed a video and taken comments out of context to justify its claim.
Written By: - Date published: 8:27 am, June 26th, 2018 - 213 comments
In which we discuss a number of quick hits: Trump thinks judges only exist to be bribed, Sarah Huckabee-Sanders can’t get a seat at a restaurant, and whether Godwin’s Law needs to be amended.
Written By: - Date published: 9:41 am, June 22nd, 2018 - 40 comments
Day one of her life and New Zealand is basking in the birth of the Prime Minature.
Written By: - Date published: 2:17 pm, June 18th, 2018 - 26 comments
Twitter in the right hands can be a very dangerous thing. As shown by Jessica Williams when she questioned the intellectual grunt of the taxpayers union in this series of tweets.
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, June 8th, 2018 - 23 comments
Surely it cannot be real …
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, May 31st, 2018 - 6 comments
The difference between running a professional well organised campaign and a chaotic shambles can be slight.
Written By: - Date published: 12:53 pm, May 26th, 2018 - 52 comments
The Twitter hashtag #twyfordaccusations has been set up to allow people to speculate on what other nefarious allegations will be made against Phil Twyford by Judith Collins.
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, May 20th, 2018 - 20 comments
Aaron Schlossberg, American Attorney and Trump Supporter, and someone who thinks people speaking Spanish to each other in a New York restaurant poses some sort of existential threat to the Union is this week’s doofus of the week.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, May 19th, 2018 - 64 comments
National’s claims about Labour’s health spend suffer from the not insignificant problem that they do not make any sense when analysed.
Written By: - Date published: 10:10 am, May 16th, 2018 - 21 comments
Phil Quin has been his usual dickheaded self on the net. Trying to bully people about material that they probably didn’t write on this site is not a way to get it looked at. For that everyone need to follow the procedures detailed in our contact page and the pages linked to it. The alternatives aren’t nice. Ask Dermot Nottingham. Updated
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, May 9th, 2018 - 36 comments
Algorithms are a form of fascism – yet a fascism from data manipulation rather than from the state. Are they a threat to our democracy?