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Citizen-A! Bomber, Phoebe Fletcher, Selwyn Manning

Bomber Bradbury's – Citizen-A!

Martyn "Bomber" Bradbury delivers his weekly current affairs programme Citizen-A!

Citizen A this week Featuring Bomber Bradbury, Phoebe Fletcher and Selwyn Manning.

Topics this week:

    TOPIC 1 - Week 2 of our 4 week election campaign, who won, who lost? Did Labour show us the money and did its top 10 make a dent? How have the minor partys fared?


    TOPIC 2 - Poll shows National's hardline welfare policy A hit with Green and Labour Party voters - are the poor no longer worthy of help and simply victims of their own misfortune in today's status culture?

    TOPIC 3 - How dodgy is the V8 super cars coming to Auckland after the fiasco in Hamilton?

Plus there's a final word from each of the panel.

Citizen-A broadcasts on Sky channel 89 & Freeview channel 21 on Thursday and Sunday evenings. Also, check out Bomber on Facebook...

The show broadcasts weekly on Triangle/Stratos TV and on Scoop. Bomber also posts on the Tumeke! blog: www.tumeke.blogspot.com.

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