Editorial

Editorial

NZ Election Prescription Pills: Why New Zealand’s Political Actors Harvest Votes with Emotions and how they Play their remaining Cards will determine who Wins the Throne to Rule  during the Looming Zombie Apocalypse

NZ Election Prescription Pills: Why New Zealand’s Political Actors Harvest Votes with Emotions and how they Play their remaining Cards will determine who Wins the Throne to Rule during the Looming Zombie Apocalypse

In this editorial, the election campaign is likened to an imagined New Zealand Edition of a House of Cards game  – with a zombie apocalypse theme. “Prescription Pills” suggests that this election is Labour’s to lose. But, to win it – a bold yet counter-intuitive move is needed. A meet-up at […]

by × September 18, 2017 × 0 comments

Democracy & Counter Movements, Editorial

Secret Seven Sponsor: NZ-born billionaire Stephen Jennings led a team to successfully predict the outcomes of seven MMP elections.

In a Land of Brain-washed Kiwis – Part 3: The ACT Party’s Covert Role in a Billionaires’ Bolt-hole

A billionaire’s intellectual support to National’s strategic partner – the ultra-far right ACT Party – signals a desire for Big Business Beneficiaries to push through more ‘market solutions’ to the crises that face New Zealand. However, by writing a foreword to a book entitled, Own Your Future, written by ACT […]

by × September 8, 2017 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, History, Propaganda & Cultural Memory

In a Land of Brain-washed Kiwis – Part 1: The logic underpinning Jacinda Ardern’s sky-rocket ascent

In a Land of Brain-washed Kiwis – Part 1: The logic underpinning Jacinda Ardern’s sky-rocket ascent

Far from being the neutral observers and innocent bystanders that they pretend to be, the Establishment Media and their favoured Professional Commentariat play a seamless strain of ‘The Hunger Games’ with politics and political polls to distract from genuine solutions to the crises that stress New Zealand society. Boring into […]

by × August 25, 2017 × 1 comment

Editorial, Power Crimes and Propaganda

The National Memory Key-Hole:  Retrieving Dirty Politics Laundry from the Media Spin Cycle

The National Memory Key-Hole: Retrieving Dirty Politics Laundry from the Media Spin Cycle

By Steve ‘Snoopman’ Edwards Smooth Departure? Ahead of John Key’s last day in ‘politics’, April 23 2017,  it is evident that the National Laundry Spin Machine is in overdrive to smooth the former prime minister’s passage into the ‘post-politics’ private political system: Neo-Colonial Empire. Indeed, a spike in Key departure […]

by × March 20, 2017 × 1 comment

Editorial, Feature

Aotearoa – The Land of the Fluffy White Ignorati

Aotearoa – The Land of the Fluffy White Ignorati

Part I: How the Media & PR Agents Protect MVPs By Steve ‘Snoopman’ Edwards Fluffy White Ignorati Stir the Storm The news and social media storm that has ensued since Waiheke-born Lara Wharepapa-Bridger posted a gutsy, stroppy 13-minute video on Facebook telling New Zealand about her disgust at Sir Peter […]

by × January 8, 2017 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, Feature

The Smiling Assassin a Quitter? A Three-Part Series

The Smiling Assassin a Quitter? A Three-Part Series

Part I – Breaking Voice for Breaking News Part II – Why NZ PM’s ‘Running on Empty’ Meme is a Clanker Part III – Why KeyExit is a Hail Mary Pass

by × December 11, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, Feature

The Smiling Assassin a Quitter? Running for the KeyExit

The Smiling Assassin a Quitter? Running for the KeyExit

Part III – Why KeyExit is a Hail Mary Pass By Steve ‘Snoopman’ Edwards Running on Empty   When the political actor pretending to be a prime minister, John Key, announced his shock resignation on December 5, he was quick to endorse his finance minister and deputy, Bill English, as […]

by × December 11, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, Feature

Honest John: Under the influence of the Wonder Woman's Lasso of Truth.

The Smiling Assassin a Quitter? Nothing Left in the Tank

Part II – Why NZ PM’s ‘Running on Empty’ Meme is a Clanker By Steve ‘Snoopman’ Edwards Nothing Left in the Tank? The political actor who pretended to be New Zealand’s prime minister for eight years made several justifications for his shock December 5 resignation announcement. When taken with other […]

by × December 10, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

Editorial, Feature

The Smiling Assassin a Quitter?

The Smiling Assassin a Quitter?

Part I – Breaking Voice for Breaking News By Steve ‘Snoopman’ Edwards The Secret Seven When one of New Zealand’s greatest character actors John Phillip Key quit his role as prime minister on December 5, the ex-London & Wall Street banker claimed he wanted to spend more time with family.[1] […]

by × December 9, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

Democracy & Counter Movements, Editorial

Insufficient Consent: John ‘The Matador’ Key’s Flag Deception

Insufficient Consent: John ‘The Matador’ Key’s Flag Deception

 By Snoopman “The misuse of power is the very essence of tyranny.” – Frost/Nixon [Universal Studios]   Is ‘D’ for Democracy? Ever since New Zealand’s prime minister John Key drew his ‘silver fern’ flag on TVNZ’s ‘Breakfast’ show in 2010,  as a way to initiate the South Pacific tax haven’s […]

by × March 25, 2016 × Comments are Disabled