Written By: - Date published: 9:08 am, May 30th, 2013 - 194 comments
Update: Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy to hold a press conference at 1pm.
Written By: - Date published: 9:57 am, April 9th, 2013 - 63 comments
Recent ignorance of Maori custom and Kiwi culture, both at home and abroad, invited a response from newly minted Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy. So far – nothing…
Written By: - Date published: 1:03 pm, February 14th, 2013 - 89 comments
Stargazer at The Hand Mirror has a unique take on the Prosser affair. Prosser claims to have been motivated by concerns for his daughters’ rights and freedoms – which raises some interesting questions…
Written By: - Date published: 7:41 am, February 13th, 2013 - 192 comments
It’s not often I agree with Judith Collins but when she describes Richard Prosser’s racist filth as an “international embarrassment” I couldn’t agree more.
Written By: - Date published: 8:22 am, August 14th, 2012 - 213 comments
National Party campaign designer John Ansell and Invercargill-based racist Loius Crimp are planning a $2 million campaign to whip up racial hatred between Pakeha and Maori. I don’t think people will be fooled, even if anyone publishes their material. We’ve moved past the Owera days. Everyone will see this is about NACToids’ privilege, not Maori privilege.
Written By: - Date published: 10:16 am, July 15th, 2012 - 27 comments
Old rich man, Don Brash, arch-advocate of private property rights, arguing against the property rights of iwi because they’re Maori. He says we shouldn’t have race-based ownership. No-one’s arguing for that. Iwi are arguing for the contract they signed with the Crown to be honoured. You would think a rightwinger would be the first to support that.
Written By: - Date published: 7:22 am, August 10th, 2011 - 27 comments
Lots of countries have daft old laws still on the books. Not many countries drag out these relics and start applying them again.
Written By: - Date published: 8:39 am, July 4th, 2011 - 60 comments
A good piece of detective work at TUMEKE! has revealed that a founding member of the anti-MMP group “Vote for Change”, one Alex Fogerty, is a white supremacist. Labour Party candidate for Dunedin North, David Clark, notes an interesting entry on Fogerty’s friend list…
Written By: - Date published: 10:47 am, February 13th, 2011 - 13 comments
There are some ugly things going on in England at the moment, with PM David Cameron feeding an already eager fire of anger directed at Muslims. Meanwhile in Egypt thousands of Muslims acted as human shields to protect Christians from terrorist attack. “It is up to the press to report these positive stories and not exaggerate the sway that extremists hold over the global Muslim community.”
Written By: - Date published: 7:17 am, November 23rd, 2009 - 39 comments
John Key sure is a class act. Not. Latest example*: Stadium funds: We’re not Indian-givers, says Key Prime Minister John Key yesterday said the Government was unlikely to ask for its $15 million back if the Forsyth Barr Stadium is not finished in time for the 2011 Rugby World Cup. … The issue of whether […]
Written By: - Date published: 2:42 pm, October 23rd, 2008 - 5 comments
A different ‘story of two National party guys’ from 08wire:
Written By: - Date published: 11:35 am, July 31st, 2008 - 10 comments
Stuff reports that “a British commercial for a chocolate bar featuringThe A Team star Mr T has been pulled over concerns it could cause offence to homosexuals”. Here’s one airing locally that’s likely to cause some controversy too. It’s from a campaign by athletic gear manufacturer Skins called (perhaps tellingly) “Beyond reason”.
Written By: - Date published: 10:34 am, June 13th, 2008 - 2 comments
Last month Mike Hucknall, lead singer of Simply Red, asserted that ‘ginger jibes’ were a form of racism. Opinion was divided. As you ponder that one, spare a thought for Tanzanian albinos. The New York Times reports that in the past year at least 19 albinos there have been killed and mutilated – victims of what Tanzanian […]
Written By: - Date published: 12:22 pm, April 3rd, 2008 - 61 comments
Now this is what Campbell needs to do more of. Last night the man ripped poor old Peter Brown to shreds over his racist comments about Asian immigrants, and it was brutal. You almost had to feel sorry for the guy: