Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, August 10th, 2019 - 103 comments
We are frogs in the pot.
Written By: - Date published: 4:03 pm, March 17th, 2019 - 91 comments
A few musings on heroism.
Written By: - Date published: 6:48 pm, July 11th, 2018 - 186 comments
There’s never been Free Speech and that’s not actually much of a problem according to Te Reo Putake, who is no stranger to the downside of Saying Things.
Written By: - Date published: 8:34 am, March 4th, 2017 - 69 comments
A confluence of circumstantial evidence is all you ever get when you’re dealing with cryptofascists.
Written By: - Date published: 4:10 pm, January 31st, 2017 - 117 comments
Trump goes full fascist and fires the acting Attorney General for daring to question his Muslim Ban order.
Written By: - Date published: 12:40 pm, January 27th, 2017 - 186 comments
Being human, Linda Tirado, and lessons for New Zealand.
Written By: - Date published: 6:05 am, June 20th, 2016 - 112 comments
There are some pretty depressing political trends going on.
Written By: - Date published: 8:52 am, December 10th, 2015 - 73 comments
As the world meets in Paris, in desperate need of sanity and unity, the tides of political madness seem to be rising everywhere.
Written By: - Date published: 9:27 pm, May 23rd, 2013 - 95 comments
This. This is fascism. Giving spies the powers that they have in the States could prevent the kind of terrorism that just happened … in the States. The fascist author of this piece that the Herald disgracefully published even wrote: “if you have nothing to hide from the GCSB, then you have nothing to fear.” Do people actually say that and mean it? Yes, fascists do.
Written By: - Date published: 11:47 pm, January 12th, 2011 - 147 comments
The Great Depression saw the rise of rightwing reactionarism. Out of reactionary movements came fascist governments from Brazil to Romania. We had the 100,000-strong New Zealand Legion. The Great Recession is spawning a new wave of militant reactionarism, now reaching our shores.
Written By: - Date published: 10:43 am, May 14th, 2008 - 54 comments
Today is the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the National Party. So, it’s an opportune moment to reflect on the founding principles of the National Party and ask that age old question â€˜why are they called National anyway?’ The political background to the founding of the National party is the conflict between the three […]