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Friendly American Fascism: Doesn’t Feel so Friendly Anymore

 
The United States is only one of many nations around the world that is experiencing a dramatic rise in fascist political movements. NeoFascist political parties have been achieving sizable minorities in several European countries over the past generation, ... .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Gary Kohls on Feb 24, 2017 12:18 pm   Like Friendly American Fascism: Doesn’t Feel so Friendly Anymore on Facebook   share on Twitter  

Now, No One Can Save Israel from Itself

 
The President of the United States can hardly be taken seriously, saying much but doing little. His words, often offensive, carry no substance, and it is impossible to summarize his complex political outlook about important issues. .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Ramzy Baroud on Feb 24, 2017 12:09 pm   Like Now, No One Can Save Israel from Itself on Facebook   share on Twitter  

People’s Commission on Public Broadcasting & Media - Remarks

 
Thank you to the Coalition for Better Broadcasting and Action Station for working on this important topic and for the invitation to take part in the People’s Commission on Public Broadcasting & Media. .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By The Scoop Foundation on Feb 24, 2017 01:28 am   Like People’s Commission on Public Broadcasting & Media - Remarks on Facebook   share on Twitter  

Rural bachelors and Marcella Bakker - By Lynley Tulloch

 
Rural New Zealand has had a lot of publicity recently. Polluted waterways, unmanageable debt, farmer suicide and animal cruelty - it seems all bad news. Now another issue has been added to the mix: the maintenance of New Zealand’s rural population due ... .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Lynley Tulloch on Feb 22, 2017 02:22 pm   Like Rural bachelors and Marcella Bakker - By Lynley Tulloch on Facebook   share on Twitter  

Little Expectations - By Kieran Kelly

 
It does not matter what lies in his heart. It does not matter that he is severely uncharismatic. It does not even matter that he looks eerily like the animated plasticine character Wallace (I keep half-expecting him to reveal his latest contraption for ... .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Kieran Kelly on Feb 22, 2017 12:54 pm   Like Little Expectations - By Kieran Kelly on Facebook   share on Twitter  

Jitterati 22.2.17: Lav-a-try, Lav-a-tory

 
Young bigot chooses to make classmate's life miserable aided by conservative hate group .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Grant Buist on Feb 22, 2017 12:52 pm   Like Jitterati 22.2.17: Lav-a-try, Lav-a-tory on Facebook   share on Twitter  

Gordon Campbell on using ‘kaupapa Maori’ as a cloak

 
T he faux outrage yesterday from the Maori Party over the ‘kaupapa Maori’ critical comment made by Labour leader Andrew Little has been quite a sight to behold. Surely in an election year, it is very much open to question whether the Maori Party’s ... .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Gordon Campbell on Feb 22, 2017 11:18 am   Like Gordon Campbell on using ‘kaupapa Maori’ as a cloak on Facebook   share on Twitter  

Gordon Campbell on the Mana-Maori Party deal

 
If the self-interest involved wasn’t so blatant, the electorate deal between the Maori Party and Hone Harawira would be kind of poignant. .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Gordon Campbell on Feb 21, 2017 10:53 am   Like Gordon Campbell on the Mana-Maori Party deal on Facebook   share on Twitter  

PM Press Conference 20/02/17: Election Speculation, or Not

 
Prime Minister Bill English began today’s press conference by thanking the emergency services workers for their efforts to tame the fire in Christchurch this past week, and expressed the need to continue to improve emergency responses. The Prime Minister ... .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Liana Pantaleo on Feb 20, 2017 04:21 pm   Like PM Press Conference 20/02/17: Election Speculation, or Not on Facebook   share on Twitter  

Cancer as Demonology and Defeat - Binoy Kampmark

 
Cancer is a mighty force of nature, an architecture that springs around the body with seemingly committed enthusiasm. Like a distraught and eager lover, it moves in on your mind, cloaking and stifling the body. It occupies your being with battalions, ... .. Read the rest on Scoop »  

By Binoy Kampmark on Feb 17, 2017 04:35 pm   Like Cancer as Demonology and Defeat - Binoy Kampmark on Facebook   share on Twitter  

 

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