Post Tagged with: "politics"

International, Politics

Between a Trump and a Russian place

Between a Trump and a Russian place

I saw an article yesterday that came from early December about the current intelligence community and its panic over Donald Trump. The article, from Reuters, says that Canada is concerned about Trump’s comments around using torture and other ethical atrocities as well as his ties to Russia

by × January 15, 2017 × 0 comments

Politics

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away

So who saw that one coming? No-one. Big news.

by × December 6, 2016 × 0 comments

Politics, Rights

Erewhon: Where everyone is lazy and does drugs

Erewhon: Where everyone is lazy and does drugs

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

by × September 5, 2016 × 1 comment

General

The deer on the left represents me locked in battle with the deer on the right, while that deer represents 2016.

Some great things about 2016

So 2016 hasn’t been great huh? That’s the meme. That it’s been a shit year. Smacking us all right in the gooch. Terrorism, celebrity deaths, poverty, Trump, we’ve had a lot. So I thought in honour of it being such a shitter let’s take a look at some good things.

by × August 31, 2016 × 1 comment

International, Politics

A complete abdication of responsibility

A complete abdication of responsibility

It was a fascinating day yesterday, watching the Brexit results come in and seeing how divided United Kingdom had become.

by × June 25, 2016 × 0 comments

International, Politics

Why Donald Trump is good for democracy

Why Donald Trump is good for democracy

Hello friends, I’m not going to be writing a whole lot of these pieces but I thought I’d dip my toe back into the punditry land, if only for a brief swim.

by × May 4, 2016 × 0 comments

International, News, Politics, Uncategorized

Trump, the View From Moon Zealand

Trump, the View From Moon Zealand

For a while now I’ve wondered when exactly we should start taking seriously what is going on in US politics around Donald Trump. How foolish of me. The time is now.

by × March 31, 2016 × 1 comment

General, News, Politics

Best of the Worst

Best of the Worst

Today I’m voting to keep a flag that I’ve wanted to change since I was six.

by × March 4, 2016 × 3 comments

General

The Rumi Awards 2015

The Rumi Awards 2015

Recognising some of the best and worst things that happened in New Zealand this year.

by × December 22, 2015 × 0 comments

News, Politics

Flagged as inappropriate

Flagged as inappropriate

Well they’re out. The final four design have been reached and they’re all a bit terrible.

by × September 1, 2015 × 1 comment

Politics

It’s not easy being Green (while running for male co-leader)

It’s not easy being Green (while running for male co-leader)

A while back I asked the four Green Party co-leader aspirants what their favourite musical was.

by × May 23, 2015 × 2 comments

Politics, Rights

IT'S THE LEFT WING

Left is right

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.

by × April 2, 2015 × 3 comments

Politics

I'm just going to put my dick in this pipe and pretend it's New Zealand

Hubris

Hubris: excessive pride towards or defiance, leading to nemesis.

by × March 19, 2015 × 13 comments

Politics

I was there

I was there

I was there on July 7, 1916 when the Labour Party was officially formed.

by × March 18, 2015 × 4 comments

Uncategorized

Picture Godwin!

Opaque transparency

It takes a lot to make me write about current events. Usually because I’m not a creative thinker

by × March 2, 2015 × 1 comment

General

State of the Union

State of the Union

I haven’t really been blogging much lately. I haven’t really felt like there was something that I should talk about.

by × February 21, 2015 × 0 comments

International, Politics

American Political Batshit: Defense Spending

American Political Batshit: Defense Spending

The first thing that you have to understand about military spending in America is that we have to spend that money.

by × February 12, 2015 × 1 comment

Politics

The 4th Estate and Dirty Politics.

The 4th Estate and Dirty Politics.

By Scott Milne There has been quite a bit of discussion about the role of the press, and some on the left – me included – perhaps a bit critical of the role that the press has played in Dirty Politics.

by × December 15, 2014 × 1 comment