Grow A Pair, Winston.
Nats are calling on Winston Peters to grow a pair and sack
Richard Prosser for his racist attack on the Islamic
community and refusing to apologise for doing so.
“Richard Prosser has attacked a sector of the
community; and shamelessly defended this bitter and nasty
attack – and Winston Peters is doing nothing about it"
says Young Nats President, Sean Topham.
Prosser took no responsibility for this attack; instead
hiding behind a weasely-worded press release issued by
Winston Peters, which had no apology.
record Winston Peters and NZ First have racked up since
their party’s formation is a pitiful contribution to
politics and must stop.”
“We cannot stand by and
let Winston Peters and NZ First, beacons of racism and
corruption, get away with this disgusting behaviour.”
Richard Prosser’s comments show that racism and
bigotry is alive and well in NZ First.
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Issue 49: Werewolf Weekender
Philip Matthews: From The Lost Continent
It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, had a couple of North Island screenings last year during the International Film Festival’s “Autumn Events” season, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>
The Complicatist: Blue Eyed & Soulful
For a while in June, the top two singles on the US Billboard charts featured Iggy Azalea, an Australian model turned hip hop performer. To some, this may seem like just the latest chapter in a long saga of whites ripping off black culture, while enriching themselves in the process. Obviously, there’s some truth in the stereotype. Yet it can also obscure the positive collaborations – in jazz, soul music and hip hop – between musicians who treated each other as creative equals, race regardless. More>>
Satire: Carry On Captaining
Oh hello. Scanner Technician Davis. To what do I owe the pleasure?
You think we’re what?
Oh, pish. This vessel has been travelling along smoothly for generations – particularly smoothly in the last few years though I say so myself – and I happen to know we have never once been hit by an asteroid... More>>