February 20, 2018 – 6:09 pm EST |

Russian interference in the 2016 US elections should come as no surprise. Moscow, both under Soviet and neo-Soviet (Putinist) rule, has attempted to influence US elections since the 1920s – usually on the Democratic Party side. Cross-posted from WND. The Soviets historically used the communist-controlled unions and co-opted journalists as the means to manipulate elections. […]

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Keith Locke Supports Maoist Terrorist (Yes, Again!)
December 6, 2005 – 7:47 am EST |
Keith Locke Supports Maoist Terrorist (Yes, Again!)

October 30, 2002 Prime Minister of the Netherlands,Binnenhof 20,Postbus 20001,2500 EA The Hague,Netherlands. copy to Minister of Foreign Affairs,Bezuidenhoutseweg 67,Postbus 20061,2500EB The Hague,Netherlands Dear Prime Minister, I am a Green MP in New Zealand and our party’s foreign affairs spokesperson. I am disturbed by reports of actions being taken against Professor Jose Maria Sison, who […]

Rodney Hide Vindicated
December 6, 2005 – 7:11 am EST |
Rodney Hide Vindicated

When ACT leader, Rodney Hide first made bullying accusations against Labour Cabinet Minister David Benson-Pope in Parliament, he copped flak from the media, some sections of the public and even his own party. The pressure was intense, especially as Benson-Pope flatly denied the now infamous “tennis ball in the mouth” incident. I doubt that anyone […]

The WWRT Test
December 6, 2005 – 6:57 am EST |
The WWRT Test

Ever heard of the WWRT test? Even if you haven’t its saved this country a heap of money and grief over the years. Its applied by bureaucrats in Wellington when considering new projects to spend your money on. Before a dollar is spent, the WWRT test is applied from every angle. Only when it passes […]

Mitrokhin’s Archive Out Soon
December 6, 2005 – 2:52 am EST |
Mitrokhin’s Archive Out Soon

The long awaited book “Mitrokhin Archive: the KGB and the World” is due out very soon. Vasili Nikitich Mitrokhin was a KGB archivist who pilfered and stored huge quantities of secret files over many years. In 1992 he defected to the UK taking 6 truckloads of files with him. Mitrokhin’s files are an intelligence historians […]

Joyous News
December 5, 2005 – 6:41 am EST |
Joyous News

Some have complained that I overemphsise the negative. Here then is some extremely positive news. Eight Wellington parking wardens have been sacked for not ticketing each other’s illegally parked cars and could face prosecution. Can’t get better than that, can you?

Burger Flippers of the World, Unite!
December 5, 2005 – 1:46 am EST |
Burger Flippers of the World, Unite!

“Unite”, currently organising strikes in fast food outlets, is NZ’s newest and most militant union. It targets young and low paid workers because they are the easiest to manipulate into “revolutionary” action. Founded in 1998 by some of NZ’s most radical Marxists, Unite has recently become part of a wider “Workers Charter Movement”. This coalition […]

"Unite" Enlists Socialist Journalist
December 4, 2005 – 9:18 pm EST |
"Unite" Enlists Socialist Journalist

From a “Unite” union press release on this morning’s “Scoop” Small Country’s Workers Take On Big Name Brands “Young workers in a small country at the bottom of the world are taking industrial action against multinational fast-food brands in a bid to create decent working conditions for low paid and minimum wage workers. New Zealand […]

Himmler and Benson-Pope; Spot the Difference?
December 4, 2005 – 8:47 pm EST |
Himmler and Benson-Pope; Spot the Difference?

Sent to me this morning by a friend (an ex secondary school teacher) What is the difference between Heinrich Himmler and David Benson-Pope? One of them worked for an authoritarian government……and liked to torture vulnerable children……and used an extensive state propaganda machine to cover up his excesses……and sought to influence police investigations and doctor their […]

Go "Roger" Yourselves, CAFCA RETARDs
December 3, 2005 – 8:55 pm EST |
Go "Roger" Yourselves, CAFCA RETARDs

Every year, the Christchurch based Campaign Against the Foreign Control of Aotearoa issues their “Roger” award for the “worst transnational corporation operating in NZ”. This years nominees are: Telecom Westpac BNZ Toll (took over Tranz Rail in 2004) Comalco Guardian Healthcare (private aged care rest homes and hospitals) Mercke Sharp and Dohme British American Tobacco […]

Discover "Discover the Network."
December 3, 2005 – 7:54 am EST |
Discover "Discover the Network."

Peter Cresswell at Not PC has a link to US writer David Horowitz’s excellent new site Discover the Network (link on sidebar). This site is a comprehensive look at the US left. It profiles socialists from the hard left to Hollywood’s “limousine liberals. Want to know what Sean Penn or Tim Robbins have been up […]

Can You Beeeeeeelieve This?
December 2, 2005 – 10:29 pm EST |
Can You Beeeeeeelieve This?

Abridged from today’ NZ Herald “Companies owned by the daughter of Te Wananga o Aotearoa head Rongo Wetere earned more than $74.2 million in five years from contracts with the institution. Susan Cullen has released details of contracts with the wananga exclusively to the Weekend Herald, just days before the release of an Auditor-General’s report […]

"Good on Yer, Bruce"
December 2, 2005 – 3:41 am EST |
"Good on Yer, Bruce"

I went to visit my friend, Bruce Logan yesterday at the Maxim Institute’s Christchurch branch. He was clearing out his desk, his last day at work before he starts retirement. As a professional teacher, Bruce saw early on the gradual degradation of NZ’s education system, by who he would call “liberals” and I would call […]

Yellow Greens?
December 2, 2005 – 12:02 am EST |
Yellow Greens?

When I first posted on the wasted life of Keith Locke, the Green Party’s “Frogblog” came out with some very dodgy statements, which I will tackle one by one. Frogblog “In a post appropriately called Green Bashing, Dave Farrar….summarises another who lists various things Keith said decades ago. I’m disappointed that DPF has chosen to […]

Red Greens
December 1, 2005 – 10:40 pm EST |
Red Greens

The Green Party openly acknowledges that it is directly descended from the Values Party of the ’70s. Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons and late co-leader Rod Donald were both Values stalwarts as were many of the curent Green “hierarchy”. Like the Green Party today, Values was a “watermelon party”-green on the outside, red in the centre. A […]

Barbarism in Singapore
December 1, 2005 – 7:52 am EST |
Barbarism in Singapore

In a few hours, in the clean, affluent, modern state of Singapore, 25 year old Australian citizen Nguyen Tuong Van, will walk onto a scaffold, be blindfolded, have a noose placed around his neck and be dropped through a trap door. It is a several foot drop so hopefully his neck will break instantly and […]

Discrimination Good, HRC Bad
December 1, 2005 – 3:42 am EST |
Discrimination Good, HRC Bad

Discrimination has lost is old viruous meaning and is now a dirty word, almost interchangeable with Prejudice. “I hate racial discrimination”, or “you homophobe, that’s discrimination against gays”. What does Websters say? Discriminate-to distinguish from other things to observe differences. Prejudice-A bias or leaning, favourable or unfavourable, without reason, or for some other reason other […]

Discrimination is Our Right!
November 30, 2005 – 9:13 pm EST |
Discrimination is Our Right!

The controversy over Qantas’ ban on banning men from sitting next to unaccompanied children on flights has highlighted some very important human rights issues. Firstly, as a private organisation Qantas has every right to enforce whatever seating arrangements it wishes. Secondly, as private citizens we have every right to complain about this policy. We can […]

Downsize Your Ego, Joe
November 30, 2005 – 12:54 am EST |
Downsize Your Ego, Joe

Excerpts from a press release on today’s “Scoop” by Unite organisor and Socialist Workers Organisation member, Joe Carolan. “Unite’s Supersizemypay.com campaign to unionise young workers in the fast food multinational chains has taken hold of a generation’s imagination, in a way I haven’t seen since the big pre-war mobilisations of Feb 15th 2003. Make no […]

Keith Locke-A Wasted Life Part 4 (Final for Now)
November 29, 2005 – 4:43 pm EST |
Keith Locke-A Wasted Life Part 4 (Final for Now)

In 1997 the Green Party left the Alliance. Though not a Green Party member, Keith Locke went with them. he quickly became the Greens Foreign Affairs spokesman and in 1999 he entered parliament at number 7 on the Green Party list. Immediately Locke upped his campaign against the proposed FI6 fighter deal with US.Eventually the […]

Con-sedine
November 29, 2005 – 12:16 am EST |
Con-sedine

Wayne Mapp, National’s PC eradicator has been getting stuck into Canterbury University for reqiring library staff to attend “Treaty Awareness” courses run by Bob Consedine. A well known fruitloop, Consedine has been making money off these things for 15 years. As all government departments are required to pay lipservice to the “Tiriti o Waitangi” there […]

Cuban Addresses Indigenous Education Conference
November 27, 2005 – 11:59 pm EST |
Cuban Addresses Indigenous Education Conference

Between 27th November and 2nd December, Hamilton will host over 3000 indigenous educators, researchers and students for the 7th World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education. Hosted by Te Wananga o Aotearoa the conference will open with a speech by Cuban Education Minister, Luis Gomez Gutierrez. The wananga has links with Cuba which came under scrutiny […]

Just Belt the Little Bastards
November 27, 2005 – 9:26 am EST |
Just Belt the Little Bastards

Political Correctness lunacy from yestrday’s Newstalk ZB “Teachers are being ticked off for dishing out lines to teach students a lesson. The Education Review Office has pulled up a west Auckland school for making students write lines for bad behaviour. In its latest report the ERO has suggested Westbridge Residential School revisit its use of […]

Words of Wisdom from a Socialist
November 27, 2005 – 9:11 am EST |
Words of Wisdom from a Socialist

“If National was intelligent, it would recognise that by fostering the growth of smaller parties to the right and left of it, it could conceivably be the government and the right could dominate parliament for a considerable period.” Alliance Party activist Quentin Findlay “Red & Green” No 1, 2003 p 89

Words of Wisdom from Brian Nicolle
November 27, 2005 – 4:15 am EST |
Words of Wisdom from Brian Nicolle

Rodney Hide’s former right hand man, Brian Nicolle wrote a very interesting piece in Saturday’s Dominion Post.”Contrary to popular opinion, a Holyoakean Helen Clark is well positioned for a fourth term as prime minister”, begins Brian. Brian’s thesis is that Helen Clark will steer a very steady course, abandoning any thought of radical social legislation. […]

Socialists Push Racist Agenda
November 25, 2005 – 11:27 pm EST |
Socialists Push Racist Agenda

One person to welcome UN “rapporteur” Rodolfo Stavenhagen’s UN report is Race Relations Commissioner, Joris De Bres.De Bres says he is “hoping that when the final report comes out next year it will apply some of the knowledge available internationally to see how we can take these problems forward.” He adds “we should value the […]

Sheriff Locks up Paedophile-Locke Petitions Parliament
November 25, 2005 – 10:28 pm EST |
Sheriff Locks up Paedophile-Locke Petitions Parliament

Congratulations to Christchurch City councillor, Gail Sheriff for standing up for her constituents. Ms Sheriff was invited to a meeting of Britannia St residents concerned at the looming parole of child rapist Colin Davies, to a house in their neighborhood. Sheriff calmed the meeting and phoned the property manger of the house where Davies was […]

Rodolf the Red Racial Rappoteur, Rebuked
November 25, 2005 – 9:49 pm EST |
Rodolf the Red Racial Rappoteur, Rebuked

Mexican Marxist and United Nations “rapporteur” Rodolfo Stavenhagen has been rebuked by National’s Maori Affair spokesman, Gerry Brownlee. Commenting on Red Rodolfo’s critical statement on “indigenous rights” in NZ, Brownlee said “NZers don’t need to be told by the UN what it means to be a Kiwi”. “Fair-minded Kiwis will reject these statements outright because […]

Marxist Matt McCarten
November 24, 2005 – 2:00 am EST |
Marxist Matt McCarten

Here’s Matt McCarten writing in the Australian paper, Green Left Weekly, in November 1992. He was marking the death of his friend, Democratic Socialist Party leader Jim Percy “I valued my friendship and political collaboration with Jim. He gave me the theoretical base for my political work. I owe so much to him. The impact […]

Keith Locke-A Wasted Life Part 3
November 24, 2005 – 12:40 am EST |
Keith Locke-A Wasted Life Part 3

In 1990 Keith Locke stood as NLP candidate for Mt Eden. He was openly backed by “Left Currents”, the new name for a revamped Workers Communist League. He was also busy running “One World Books” -a “progressive” bookshop and HQ for several socialist organisations. In 1991 Locke joined the editorial board of a new socialist […]

Crime and Punishment in Britannia Street
November 23, 2005 – 10:23 pm EST |
Crime and Punishment in Britannia Street

From this morning’s Christchurch PressSelau Ifopo-Sumner and Mandy Karatau-Keightley live in Brittania Street, Christchuch. Upon hearing a rumour that twice convicted child sex offender, Colin Davies, was to be paroled to their street, the two women took action. They distributed hundreds of pamphlets in 12 streets in the area, naming the address where Mr Davies […]