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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

For goodness sake - legalise cannabis now to create jobs!
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: New Zealand faces one of the steepest economic recessions since the Great Depression, The disruption to the economy due to the pandemic will see unemployment in double figures and those already suffering from the structural inequality of the existing system damaged even further..Read more

May Day 2020 - who will celebrate the workers?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: It's May Day, the international day of celebration for the worker, but what do workers have to celebrate during Pandemic 2020?.Read more

What happens next in Post-Pandemic New Zealand?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The important thing to understand moving forward is that there is not and can not be a 'post-pandemic New Zealand' until there is a vaccine..Read more

Imprisonment and the Pandemic
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The current pandemic is hurting the poor hardest..Read more

The strategic math behind the Maori Party
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: John Tamihere and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer were announced last week as the new Co-leaders of the Māori Party..Read more

Maori taking pandemic matters into their own Tino rangatiratanga hands
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: I salute those Māori who have taken matters into their own hands to police pandemic checkpoints and screen those entering their lands..Read more

It's not good enough that our spies are tracking the pandemic - when were they told it was serious?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Over the weekend, Fairfax NZ officially asked our spy agencies, the GCSB and SIS, if they were monitoring Covid19 intelligence globally to know how bad the pandemic might get..Read more

Where the Waipareira Trust pandemic response goes, NZ should follow
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: One of the biggest dangers we have right now with the pandemic is the lack of effective community wide testing..Read more

Letting beneficiaries suffer during a pandemic is no solution
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: We have much to be grateful about regarding Jacinda's calm and graceful leadership during this latest crisis..Read more

Jacinda & Grant protect Landlords but what about Renters?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The enormous help this Government has managed to extend to property speculators and homeowners with a mortgage-free holiday is wonderful and necessary, but where is the aid for Renters?.Read more

Learning to live Kia Kaha in a time of Pandemic
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Kia kaha is a Māori phrase used by the people of New Zealand as an affirmation, meaning stay strong..Read more

Pandemic will hit Māori hardest
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: I'm glad the Government have rolled out a $12 billion package in response to the pandemic currently sweeping the world..Read more

This Pandemic will test us as a People and as a Nation
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: With this Pandemic, we are about to enter a once in a generation unique crisis that will test us as a People and as a Nation..Read more

Armed police trial a terrifying failure of public policy
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The results from the armed Police trial have been made public and the numbers suggest a terrifying failure of public policy..Read more

Can John Tamihere resurrect the Māori Party?
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: John Tamihere has entered the 2020 election as a candidate for the Māori Party in the Tamaki Makaurau electorate and if successful, could reshape the next Government..Read more

Māori vote will decide election 2020
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: On the latest polling, the Government is likely to be National/ACT, but that is a knife-edge majority that could easily flip to Labour come September..Read more

Another report highlighting structural racism met with the usual silence
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Māori don't need to know the justice system is racist, they live that reality and have lived that reality since the mounted constabulary was established in New Zealand..Read more

National promises to gut worker rights and tenant rights if elected

Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: It's an interesting tactic, but the National Party of New Zealand clearly believe that renters and workers won't bother voting in the 2020 election because they are promising that if National become the Government they will remove renter rights and scrap any plan to raise the minimum wage.

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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.
Dr Rawiri Taonui | COVID Māori Weekly Update 26 May | Level 2 Second Wave
THE NEW ZEALAND SITUATION: The main figures inspire confidence that New Zealand has gained a good degree of control over COVID-19.
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.
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