There was a number of problematic statements in the documentary, it felt as though Paddy became a bit of fanboy when talking to the overly charismatic entrepreneurs. He really didn't challenge the gentrification issue, i.e. what happens when illicit cash is taken out of some of these communities how would a law change offset that.
There was very little around education and how to treat addiction or if addiction is even an issue.
The mere mention of Gummy Bears showed that there was very little investigation into how New Zealand would look to implement the law.
On the whole I personally thought the show (not investigative documentary) did more harm than good for giving those who are still on the fence a clear picture regarding the 2020 vote
It is always interesting seeing what happened to people you went to school with, I remember Elliot Ikilei discovering Farrakhan.
I am not sure he thoroughly understands the beliefs of those who he is championing, those who wish to actively disenfranchise people with similar backgrounds to himself.
It will be interesting to see which conservative leader's path he chooses to follow.
Actually thinking about it the hashtag that has had the most affect has really been the #metoo movement
Should it be something around the "Jacinda fu#ckin Ardern, F#ckin Affect"
There was an interesting theme in yesterday's news, firstly in the morning the character of those requiring emergency accommodation was severely attacked as they were all lumped into the group of being problem cases who were the worst of the worst.
Then the pivot from record immigration to people are failing drug test some we need to import the labour.
This demonising of people who are in need of help is troubling.
Also is it word of the year or the best words if so we need to consult the Donald Bigly quick as apparently he has all of them
The rise of the Alt-Right has to be considered, as it only really became mainstream this year.
Brexit and Trumpageddon are both worthy
unfortunately it has been a year of
On a positive note it has seen the rise of "Red Peak" and the failure to rise of "Scout"
I am late to the party.
Has anyone asked what they are going to do with the 1.7 million pieces of paper that have been printed for the referendum.
I understand that this cost (potentially in the area of $500k) may have been avoided if the PM didn't drag his toes last week?
Te Aro Bypass?