Polarised – the title of Sunday night's public discussion between the academic Dr Cornel West and the writer Douglas Murray, was something of a misnomer. While the differences in their political outlooks were evident, what they had in common resonated more strongly.
I spoke to someone the other day who said her daughter-in-law was Maori and grew up ashamed of it as a kid. It wasn't until she was an adult and learnt her history that the pride came. I honestly believe that is the problem nowadays.
Olivia is in the process of fundraising for an upscale forum to hold in-depth and entertaining debates in Auckland. New Zealand speakers for a New Zealand audience. Dear Cicero Debate Forum seeks to become NZ's liveliest platform to debate ideas.
Bay of Plenty Mental Health and Addiction services are in turmoil. A leadership vacuum and dysfunctional teams have created an unsafe environment for staff according to Right Minds NZ sources. In February, a client of the service was arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Arian Eva Mahu at a Tauranga Marae from neck injuries.
After the Stefan Molyneux and Lauren Southern event was cancelled by the Powerstation owner just 4 hours before the start time, a quick rally for free speech was organised, but the left-wing anti-speech mob came to shut it down too.
The reasoning behind a Bill that will give people the right to "volunteer" for euthanasia or assisted-suicide states that "the motivation behind this Bill is 'compassion'"; a method by which we - as a society - can protect the ‘vulnerable’ from suffering, and forge an autonomy for our ill that they may not have.
For every age its orthodoxy, for every age its heresy. A bonfire is being readied for two modern heretics – Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux. Their chief heresy is to challenge the religion of multiculturalism.
"I reject vehemently the politics of envy, the incitement of people to regard all success as if it were something discreditable, gained only by taking selfish advantage of others" - Margaret Thatcher Last month, a video displaying blatant racism and misandrous ideology was uploaded on YouTube . It was a scene from Kiwi Soap Opera - 'Shortland Street'. The ...
On Saturday 14th July, in response to the banning of Stefan Molyneux and Lauren Southern from Auckland council venues, we held a number of Free Speech Rallies in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.