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National MP Louise Upston right to blast Minister Sepuloni for welfare bigotry
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: National Party Welfare spokesperson Louise Upston attacked Welfare Minister Carmel Sepuloni on Newshub over the weekend for the two-tier welfare system Labour have adopted as a response to the pandemic..Read more

Latest Poll
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Last nights latest TVNZ poll is starting to feel like the last nail in National's coffin..Read more

Why Shane Jones is NZ First's only chance to return to Parliament
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Many political writers and commentators have destroyed their careers on the rocks of writing NZ First off..Read more

The political calculations at Ihumaatao
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Activists who have bravely protested the obscenity at Ihumātao are frustrated and angry at the lack of public process..Read more

Of course Crusher Collins wants to cut a deal with the Māori Party but they said NO!
Fascinating interview with Judith Collins on the Hui over the weekend..Read more

The Māori challenge for Judith Collins
Judith Collins is now the Leader of the National Party after Todd Muller's hapless term as leader imploded..Read more

ZB apology to John Tamihere for on-air stoush
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: ZB have apologised today to John Tamihere for comments Mike Hosking made regarding funding Te Pou Matakana had received from the Ministry of Māori Development..Read more

Will Green voters surprise in Te Tai Hauauru
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: There are a couple of electorate battles this election that will have a dramatic impact on the result..Read more

Why is Oranga Tamariki so bad and why is the Government so hellbent on defending it?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Last week, Newsroom published a devastating critique of Oranga Tamariki management and work culture..Read more

The most Progressive Government would be a Labour-Green-Maori Party Government
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Progressive voters who want to see transformational policy have one fear this election, that Winston Peter's crosses the 5% threshold and Labour needs him to form a Government alongside the Greens..Read more

Is it time to dump Police 10-7?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: When challenged over TVNZ's lack of diversity in 2007, then chief executive Rick Ellis told a select committee that TVNZ had Police 10-7 which offered a Māori presence that met charter requirements..Read more

If you are frightened by the COVID virus, wait until you hear about the latest from the climate crisis
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: While the New Zealand mainstream media are focused on attacking the Government over failures at the border, there is a far larger threat to New Zealand that is rapidly approaching us with almost no fanfare..Read more

Maori Lives Matter - Maori Party launch 2020 Election Campaign
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: As the planet reels from the extraordinary police violence erupting in America and the Black Lives Matter movement gains global mobilization and social media dominance, the Māori Party launch their own Election 2020 campaign over the weekend and the message was very clear, Māori Lives Matter..Read more

Is our public health sector too sick to save us?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The latest review into public health has been released and it has managed to utterly ignore Māori grievances and criticism from the disability sector..Read more

The people Jacinda is leaving behind in Election 2020
There are two Jacindas..Read more

The horror of Oranga Tamariki laid bare - again
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The latest Oranga Tamariki report by the Office of the Children's Commissioner came out this week and it is again grim reading for anyone who has been following this neoliberal experiment in social policy..Read more

The one thing that loses Jacinda the election in September
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Four consecutive Polls in a row, Newshub, TVNZ, Roy Morgan and UMR, have all put Jacinda and the Labour Party in the unprecedented position to be able to govern alone..Read more

Latest Roy Morgan Poll another glimmer of hope for Maori Party
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: This weeks Roy Morgan Poll is another unprecedented blow to the National Party and is proof positive Labour has made impressive inroads to the previously solid National voting bloc..Read more

National's passive racism highlighted in Muller reshuffle
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: If you intend to take over a political party, your motivation to do so should be driven by a deep political belief that you have better ideas than the current leadership and that those ideas are filled with so many self-evident truths that your disloyalty is forgiven and a better set of ideas put in place under your leadership and authority..Read more

What latest Poll means for the Maori Party?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: TVNZs latest Poll shows the same trend the TV3 Poll did, the National Party is in meltdown as the country thanks Jacinda for saving us from the public health pandemic nightmare we are witnessing in other countries..Read more

White middle-class fear drives law & order in NZ
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The release of the largest-ever crime survey in New Zealand paints a picture of law and order issues dominated by white middle-class fears of crime rather than those actually suffering it..Read more

Are Labour looking at a historic win?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The Newshub Political Poll last night is as unprecedented as the pandemic itself..Read more

Dear Labour - keep the Police on a short leash or the people will turn on Jacinda
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The Level 2 law, The Covid-19 Public Health Response Bill, was supposed to be an uncontroversial extension of the current legal tools the State are using to enforce the quarantine..Read more

Maori Party asks Simon Bridges where are the Maori voices?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Last week, Māori Party Co-leader and Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer demanded to know where the Māori voices on Simon Bridge's Epidemic Response Committee were and she deserves an answer..Read more

Labour kick Unions - what would Helen Kelly do?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: News that Labour have dumped any real progress on the Fair Pay Agreements before the 2020 election is a kick in the teeth to the Council of Trade Unions and every kiwi worker..Read more

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National MP Louise Upston right to blast Minister Sepuloni for welfare bigotry
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: National Party Welfare spokesperson Louise Upston attacked Welfare Minister Carmel Sepuloni on Newshub over the weekend for the two-tier welfare system Labour have adopted as a response to the pandemic.
Latest Poll
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Last nights latest TVNZ poll is starting to feel like the last nail in National's coffin.
Why Shane Jones is NZ First's only chance to return to Parliament
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Many political writers and commentators have destroyed their careers on the rocks of writing NZ First off.
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