Trigger Warning. The world isn’t exactly crying out for more opinions on the Roast Busters from straight white cis-men. Sorry world, I’m gonna opine.
Al Jazeera recently aired a documentary on Maori in prisons as part of 101 East, its weekly Asian affair programme. It included the oft-repeated claim that New Zealand has “the second highest imprisonment rate in the western world”,
Warning: Trigger warning for rape. The following story was sent to us and for obvious reasons the writer asked to remain anonymous.
Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei has submitted the below as a guest blog. We didn’t ask for any specific topic so it was fair game.
“One option is the Government says: ‘Thanks very much, it’s been a lot of fun. If you don’t want to take the offer, that’s where it’s at‘.”
New Zealand isn’t strictly speaking part of the United States’ War on Drugs, but if we had to pick a side, it would probably be theirs.
John Campbell didn’t distinguish himself last week when he finally got the chance to interview the Prime Minister about the GCSB Bill.
Some people are just good people. They do their part to make the world a better part and help ease suffering. Morgue Davie has found just such a soul: Karen from makeadifference.org.nz.
It’s no surprise to anyone that Twitter and Facebook are filled with vile, racist, homophobic, bigoted awfulness. Because humanity is filled with vile, racist, homophobic bigots.
So here’s my quandary. I think Richard Dawkins has a lot of good stuff to say, and I think his message is an important one
By Scott Common We vote to select our government, both local and regional. It’s used in our entertainment, from Survivor to talent shows.
The status quo: We’ve heard a lot in the news lately about spying. Edward Snowden is a name that will be familiar to a lot of people.
This Saturday, the All Blacks play the second test against France in Christchurch. Among the line-up named for this weekend’s much anticipated test match is winger, Julian Savea.
All you wanted to know about PRISM but were afraid to ask because someone might be watching (they probably are)
Much has been made in the last half week of an intensely invasive programme run by America’s National Security Agency (NSA) called PRISM.
So last time I talked about the f-word I looked at how I think feminism is failing. One way I am measuring this is that the great majority of women don’t want to call themselves feminist any more because it seems unnecessarily difficult – both in reputation and in practise.
Me to my 2-year-old daughter: – Are you a boy or a girl? *pause* – I aren’t.
There’s that old cliche, where the racist old person starts talking. And they’re usually old. When you get to that old stage you find that the racism permeates both genders