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What Thomas Piketty and Matthew Hooton (don’t) tell us about the NZ Labour Coalition Government

Thomas Piketty has discovered that all post-war elections in France, UK and US have been won by one of two political parties with a small margin of victory in all cases. He has… Continue reading

Busting the Cannabis Madness Myth

  The Green’s Bill on Medical Cannabis comes up for a vote to send it to Select Committee on 31st January. This will give us a relatively democratic forum to challenge the myths… Continue reading

Logan Paul & Suicide

Calling out the ‘maverick’ Logan Paul for his coverage of a Japanese suicide below Mt Fuji is hypocrisy. Yeah he is a self-promoter and he should have edited the jokey stuff off his… Continue reading

Regulating or Liberating Cannabis?

Decriminalize to ‘reduce harm’? The NZ Drug Foundation has published its Briefing Document on Drug reform for the incoming Parliament. The indications are that its approach is one that the Government might favour… Continue reading

Big Boys Noise or Open Class War?

The farce of selecting a new Speaker and the threats to use the Select Committees to shut down the Government show up what a sham parliament is as ‘representative democracy’. The NACT opposition… Continue reading

China’s Kiwi Invasion: It’s not the ‘Yellow Peril’ or the ‘Red Tide’ but China’s reborn imperialism

  Former Prime Minister John Key with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, 2014 This reactionary NACT regime has sold out to China like the parasitic ‘compradors’ – gentry dressed-down as jumped-up land agents… Continue reading

Trump Plays with Fire in Korea

  Trump is reviving Bush junior’s bellicose approach to the DPRK which carries great risks for the whole world. By revving up the ‘axis of evil’ scenario he risks global destruction for the… Continue reading

Corbyn: A Partisan Revolution?

    Partisans for ‘youth’ Best of luck to the ‘non-partisan’ Matt McCarten in revving-up the ‘missing million’. That’s the problem though. If there was any message in Corbyn’s revival of the British… Continue reading

Suicide is about Alienation

Good on Mike King for attacking the gutless, shamefaced, official line on suicide as part of the problem not the solution. And cheers to The Daily Blog for acting as a forum on… Continue reading

War Crimes for Idiots: The New Zealand SAS and the War on Terror

  17 years after 9/11 and the official launch of the War on Terror (WOT) NZ finds itself facing for the first time the undeniable proof that it was recruited by the US… Continue reading

How (not) to smash fascism

  There is a lot of crying out now about ‘fascism’ with the ascension of Trump. Trump may be a crypto-, neo-, semi-, proto-fascist leader, but as yet he is not the head… Continue reading

Karl Marx and the myth of ‘fair shares’

The Panama Papers have caught the ‘global rich’ with their blind trusts exposed and this is supposed to tell us something, but what? Are the tax cheats just greedy parasites wanting to shirk… Continue reading

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