RadioNZ (sorry RNZ) has a remarkable story up about New Zealand’s high level of immigration, and how this high level of immigration is actually bringing in a lot of low-skilled workers
If there’s one euphemism I’m sick of hearing it’s “property investment”.
By Morgan Godfery Some politicians seem to think that “data” exists in a privileged realm somewhere above politics and power relations. Data, according to Phil Twyford and others, enjoys the authority of objectivity.
My suspicions were first aroused when my property manager told me not to panic.
“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds.”
Dear White America For better or for worse, your country is the leader of the Western world.
Something rather big happened to the internet the other day.
There’s a whole lot of frustrated people in Baltimore right now. Not without reason either, it’s been a pretty frustrating few weeks.
Ah, yes. It’s just a bit of fun. Mucking around. A friendly gesture. How many times have we heard these old chestnuts when some bloke has been somehow inappropriate?
A month or so ago, the brilliant Morgue wrote a wonderful piece about online call out culture. I’d like to take a look at something similar but not the same. Real-world call-outs.
I’m (almost) 32. I am a healthy, fit, married woman. I work in fairly senior marketing and communications roles, in a world where, these days, most of my peers or higher level colleagues are men.
You have probably already seen some – if not all – of the interview between John Oliver and renowned Government whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
If you’re not a liberal when you’re 20 you have no heart, if you’re not a conservative when you’re 30 you have no brain.
So, hasn’t Eleanor Catton made a bit of a splash. In 18 months she’s gone from Cultural Golden Girl, praised by the Prime Minister as being super intelligent, to political pariah and one of those disgusting Green voters.
The Sykes-Picot agreement is a thing. And it’s a thing that may be more responsible for current global issues than we realise.
I’ve just returned from Australia for Wellington Anniversary weekend and it struck me how honesty seems to be a one way street.
If we don’t continue to publish cartoons of Mohammad then the terrorists will have won!
There is no better country on earth in which to be a Christian than the United States. That is an undeniable fact.