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The Greens’ attack ad

Written By: - Date published: 8:58 am, July 25th, 2019 - 87 comments

The Greens recent ad mocking Simon Bridges has attracted some strong criticism.  But is it justified?

Bryce Edwards: Just another political simpleton

Written By: - Date published: 1:33 am, November 5th, 2018 - 68 comments

I can only describe Bryce Edwards spin about what a “The Standard” post means is that it is complete bullshit. This site is not the editorial and political monolith. But what else do you expect from a political simpleton with a limited understanding of actual debate. Like Mike Hosking, he is far more suited to a broadcast medium where he doesn’t get robust debate on their inane explanations of real world politics.

Bridges and National keep digging further on Leakgate

Written By: - Date published: 12:51 pm, August 26th, 2018 - 64 comments

A review of events over the past two weeks about the strange case of the leaked travel expense information, the expensive inquiry and the depressed MP.

Is youth the new political divide?

Written By: - Date published: 9:21 am, March 11th, 2018 - 44 comments

There is evidence in the United Kingdom and in New Zealand that youth and not class may be the new political divide.

Dirty politics in Dunedin

Written By: - Date published: 12:49 pm, September 3rd, 2014 - 42 comments

No. Not Pete George. Instead Andrew Geddis appears to be up to his neck in the mire of organising “Debating ‘Dirty Politics’: Media, Politics and Law”, at a ‘scholarly’ debate on Friday from 1pm-4pm. It is a long-winded scholarly debate inside work hours. But it will be streamed on youtube and hopefully not only live.

OU Vote Chat programme goes sour

Written By: - Date published: 6:33 pm, June 13th, 2014 - 17 comments

So it appears the intended non-partisan deeper engagement with politicians that is the Otago University Vote Chat has been taken over by the National Party.

Bryce Edwards needs to find a clue

Written By: - Date published: 1:04 pm, September 13th, 2013 - 22 comments

Here’s a gem from his latest NZ Politics Daily.

Images of the GCSB scandal

Written By: - Date published: 11:10 am, April 12th, 2013 - 9 comments

Check out Bryce Edward’s latest images of the GCSB scandal
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Edwards: Waitangi – A barometer for racial tensions

Written By: - Date published: 3:27 pm, February 5th, 2013 - 24 comments

Bryce Edwards has a useful roundup of the goings on at Waitangi.

Something rotten in the state…

Written By: - Date published: 9:58 am, December 11th, 2012 - 88 comments

As an outsider watching the struggles in the Labour Party unfold, I am becoming increasingly despondent about the state of Left wing politics in NZ.  Right now, NZ, and those of us who party vote Green/Mana, require a strong, democratic and solidly left wing Labour Party.

Go read Gordon Campbell

Written By: - Date published: 1:40 pm, September 18th, 2012 - 35 comments

Yesterday the ‘sphere was all a-twitter with reaction to John Armstrong’s rant at “parasitical bloggers”. On this and many other topics, do yourself a favour, go read Gordon Campbell.

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