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Give me liberty or give me forced egalitarianism!

Why was the American Revolution such a monumental success in comparison to the French Revolution . . .

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Could John Tamihere win an ‘us’ versus ‘them’ contest for the Auckland mayoralty?

One possibility might be to pick up the fallen banner of the late Penny Bright. This eccentric campaigner never stopped asserting that Auckland City’s opaque accounting practices have hidden, and continue to hide, hundreds of millions of dollars expended annually on contractors. Money that has brought no discernible benefit to Auckland’s citizens . . .

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Steve Bannon and The Movement

[...] it was Farage who introduced the two men originally at a lunch in London.  The goal is an international populist organisation reaching from Canada to Asia . . .

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Victoria: The gibsmedat state

It might not seem obvious that an Australian state election would have any relevance to New Zealand, but there are some ominous messages for our Kiwi cousins . . .

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Not Duck-hunting with John Kerry: Why the Republicans keep beating the Democrats.

Not that the DNC cares a whole hell of a lot. To the likes of Hillary and her supporters, the White working-class, with their awful attitudes and their love of guns, are simply “deplorables . . .

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Interview with the Ozraeli: Avi Yemini

That's part of our PC culture, and we've got to break it. We need to break it from the top down. We need to smash it, and everybody will stand up. Every single person at home needs to stop being afraid of being labelled. Who cares? As long as you're not really a racist, stand up. If you're a racist, then piss off, no-one likes you . . .

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The Trump trigger

The Trump presidency has been more accessible to the press than any other presidency in American history. The reason the mainstream media thinks that the president is harder on them is because they cannot help but be psychologically triggered by him - since the president doesn’t give them what they see as their rightful due: automatic respect despite their lack of veracity . . .

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Everything you never wanted to know about Queer Theory, but you should

What the hell is “queer theory”, I hear you ask? Strap yourselves in, folks, it’s gonna get weird. If you think I’m making this stuff up, be assured that this is all based on the writings of queer theorists themselves . . .

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Letter to Immigration NZ: Asylum for Asia Bibi

Here is a chance for Zealand to signal to the world that we are serious about human rights in our land. Religious refugees are welcome here so long as they abide by the liberal tenets that make our country a thriving democracy, and I ask that you offer asylum to Asia Bibi, her husband and their daughters so that they can create their lives anew without the terrifying threat of sectarian violence, rape, acid attacks and murder dogging their every step . . .

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Standing for something

Can a party that goes out of its way to avoid contested elections truly be described as democratic? Should a party that allows its board (rather than its members) to decide who will be president really be given a pass by the Electoral Commission . . .

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