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The Power of Propaganda

The recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia attempting to rebuild an Empire or making Russia great again just highlights the dangers of any country electing or putting faith in would be autocrats. As they all come to power citing some … Continue reading

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Modern Monetary Theory, Explained

Being an admirer of Jon Stewart’s humour and sharp wit I came across a podcast he put out the other day. It was very interesting and thought provoking, besides normally as a rule of thumb good comedians will have a … Continue reading

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Reality Check

A new movie came out on Netflix called Don’t Look Up over the holiday season which is meant as a parody but sadly could be seen as real reflection of society as it has evolved in today’s world. A society … Continue reading

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The Covid Response & Misinformation

While New Zealand might be the gold standard in terms of covid response, the delta strain has tested them as well as everyone else due to it’s much higher transmission rate in a younger demographic. However the recent new outbreak … Continue reading

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Degrees of Uncertainty

This is a short documentary on the Global Climate from an outstanding short film maker who gained fame with his work with the Fallen short on World War II.  Which also highlights the folly of throwing away democracy to put … Continue reading

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Future Planning

While I come across informative videos all the time online, these guys at Polymatter go the extra mile with subject matter. It is well thought out and researched not unlike a Think Tank analysis on numerous subjects. Analysing Population growth, … Continue reading

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The Conservative Path to Oblivion

For decades now Conservatism globally has been slowly walking this path back to a dark age by it’s inability to adapt to a modern world. Instead they have trended to be more extreme with nationalism and isolationist views. This lack … Continue reading

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Winners Take All

Writing political comment on a blog is one thing, but making a point economically with few words is another. This is a skill I wish I had, because this guy has it in spades. His ability to do just that … Continue reading

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One more thing, The Murdoch Press

When Steve Jobs was alive he was once credited with saying Fox News is America’s cancer. Given what has happened in the past decade it would be hard not to agree. The Murdoch stable has been playing an active part … Continue reading

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America getting its Mo-Joe back!

While the rest of its allies saw a “Death Star” hovering over America’s head it seems far too many Trump supporters could only see a bright shiny light. Maybe that’s why they voted for him along with a rebellious statement … Continue reading

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