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Can Sexism Save Simon’s Bacon?

Written By: - Date published: 9:26 pm, February 13th, 2019 - 115 comments

National Party in dick pick SHOCKER!!!

Yes, Simple Simon reveals his saucy side as he SHOWS US HIS SAUSAGE.

But is anyone biting?

 

Sexist pigs and lipstick

Written By: - Date published: 8:41 am, August 21st, 2017 - 119 comments

I like some TOP policy I really do, but Gareth Morgan needs to stop being a dick if he wants to get his party over the line.

Nats deny women pay equity transparency

Written By: - Date published: 7:04 am, May 11th, 2017 - 44 comments

As usual National proves itself to be no friend of women. They have voted the Equal Pay Amendment Bill down because they will always choose employers over people.

NRT: “A stupid idea”

Written By: - Date published: 10:28 am, November 28th, 2016 - 89 comments

I/S at No Right Turn on Key’s statement that a gender-balanced cabinet is “a stupid idea”.

Beware, creepy men of the right: Rawshark returns (briefly)

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 pm, September 14th, 2016 - 82 comments

An old handle flickered back into life briefly this afternoon: In 2014 I dumped: https://t.co/UhZSYEYyar — Whaledump2 (@whaledump2) September 14, 2016 Rawshark – presuming the account is still held and operated by the hacker who exposed the dodgy shenanigans between the WhaleOil blog, corporate lobbyists and senior National Party politicians – started with a screenshot from […]

A timely reminder

Written By: - Date published: 8:19 am, August 6th, 2016 - 12 comments

sexism-parliament-key-rapists

How about a bit of balance on Hillary Clinton?

Written By: - Date published: 8:04 am, June 13th, 2016 - 275 comments

I think it’s time we stopped buying into the Trump-ite view of Hillary Clinton.

How to improve pay gender equality

Written By: - Date published: 8:49 am, January 15th, 2016 - 17 comments

It’s been a hardy annual finding of late – the pay gap between males and females is getting steadily worse. History suggests that Labour governments have some answers…

Dinosaurs roam the earth

Written By: - Date published: 3:32 pm, August 26th, 2015 - 45 comments

Sexist dinosaurs still roam the earth. (Image stolen from Scoop)

Sexism, babies, and our assumptions about work

Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, June 22nd, 2015 - 42 comments

It’s 2015, and we’re constantly told that sexism is over, feminism has had its day – so why can’t this woman find a job?

Gender pay gap still growing – of course

Written By: - Date published: 12:18 pm, March 7th, 2015 - 41 comments

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day. In New Zealand the gender pay gap is growing – perhaps because National abolished the Department of Labour’s Pay and Employment Equity Unit.

Imperator Fish: A clarification

Written By: - Date published: 3:50 pm, January 28th, 2015 - 31 comments

Sexist right-wingers are lining up to abuse Eleanor Catton for speaking her mind. The odious Sean Plunket is the worst, calling Catton a “hua” (sounds like and sometimes defined as “whore”). Imperator Fish responds

Shhh! It’s the ‘P’ word.

Written By: - Date published: 5:01 pm, November 18th, 2013 - 339 comments

You don’t have to be white and male and financially wealthy to assume a prominent position within systems of patriarchy, but it helps. And you don’t have to be financially strapped and black and female to feel the full weight of patriarchy always pressing down on you, but it helps.

Sexism

Written By: - Date published: 2:51 pm, August 10th, 2013 - 68 comments

My colleague Eddie had a go at Phil Goff this morning for dickish remarks, and fair enough too. But in the interests of keeping things in perspective, just a reminder as to which is the sexist party here…

Can democratic parties succeed?

Written By: - Date published: 10:02 am, July 9th, 2013 - 110 comments

Can democratic parties be successful major parties in modern politics? The media’s drooling obsession with the “man ban” really makes me wonder, particularly with the level of ignorance displayed by Patrick Gower and others.

Notice to epicene women

Written By: - Date published: 9:15 am, July 5th, 2013 - 37 comments

The dynamic duo of right-wing blogging are the modern day incarnation of the likes of Henry Wright and his 1902 “Notice to Epicene Women”…

Stupidest “debate” ever

Written By: - Date published: 4:23 pm, June 15th, 2013 - 45 comments

stupid debate

Old Boys Club

Written By: - Date published: 8:52 am, June 5th, 2013 - 36 comments

This speech follows Metiria Turei’s (previous post). In which John Banks (facilitated by Eric Roy) indulges in some good old fashioned Parliamentary sexism (first 2 minutes).

How to mess up “good” news

Written By: - Date published: 5:17 pm, December 18th, 2012 - 57 comments

Trying to distract attention from the increased taxes required to maybe balance the budget one day, Key was pushing supposedly good news on health.  Instead he scored a social media own goal.  Ooops.

Half the population

Written By: - Date published: 8:51 am, October 6th, 2009 - 46 comments

Poor DPF must feel like he’s through the looking glass these days. He’s got to defend a government that flip flopped on tax cut promises. He’s got to defend a leader that refuses to be open with the public (on why a Minister was sacked). He’s got to defend the blatant greed and hypocrisy of […]

It’s raining men

Written By: - Date published: 5:21 pm, February 27th, 2009 - 58 comments

A reader just sent us this one minute montage of photos from John Key’s jobs summit. Enjoy.

Nat: our ‘diversity’ is just a gimmick

Written By: - Date published: 11:39 am, August 25th, 2008 - 35 comments

Unless a party has a systematic bias towards one sector of the population, it would be normal to expect that their candidates would represent a cross-section of the community – after all, talented, qualified people can be found in all groups; political aptitude is not just a Pakeha male trait. So, it was kind of […]

Sickening

Written By: - Date published: 1:08 pm, July 31st, 2008 - 117 comments

Speaking in Rotorua earlier this week, John Key offered the following reason why you should vote for him to be Prime Minister: “The only time we’ve won the rugby World Cup we had a male Prime Minister.” You make my stomach turn, Mr Key.  You’re just another sexist old bigot.

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