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Public Address 7 July 2014 - Labour: now win the argument

Public Address 7 July 2014 - Labour: now win the argument

Media Take: Afghanistan, trust and NetHui
8:46 Jul 7, 2014 in Hard News by Russell Brown
The most puzzling part of the response to Jon Stephenson’s Collateral Damage report last week for Native Affairs was the extent to which it focused on claims that the programme had not made. Stephenson’s story drew on both a paper…

Now win the argument
8:43 Jul 7, 2014 in Hard News by Russell Brown
I’m pleased that Labour made education the keynote of its election-year Congress over the weekend, because it’s the policy area in which the present government has, I think, done the most damage. From their feckless introduction under Parliamentary urgency and…

See Into the Trees
About 2 hours ago in Capture by Jackson Perry
Come closer and see See into the trees* We waited, patiently, for winter to arrive, thinking how mild it was, and wondering what everyone south of Hamilton would say about the flanellette sheets coming out before it even got into…

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other
About 3 hours ago in Muse by Craig Ranapia
[CONTENT NOTE: Contains references to rape, and discussion of depictions of sexual and physical abuse that may be distressing.] It should have surprised nobody that reactions to the debut of Gaylene Preston’s Christchurch quake drama Hope and Wire (Three, Thursdays,…


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