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  • Te Reo Of Failure

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    One of the key takeaways that commentator Bryce Edwards took from Chris Hipkins' first speech as Prime Minister is that he failed to mention "Aotearoa" or any other Maori words and that therefore his premiership will be one of "dewokification".

  • Co-Governance Is Our Path To An Illiberal Future

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Jacinda Ardern resigned suddenly as Prime Minister on Thursday, bringing back into focus the power of the Maori Caucus. In many ways the inevitable end to the liberal order that must come with co-governance had made Jacinda's position untenable.

  • Sir Bloomfield and Regime Obedience

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    The knighthood of Sir Ashley Bloomfield has something to teach us about the proper functioning of the elites in any ordered system. Now, our system is ordered towards evil, but it is still a somewhat ordered system.

  • The Year of the Storm?

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer
    As violent January 2023 storms buffet the country and "supply chain issues" have led to a shortage of eggs and bread, are we looking at a portend of things to come?
  • Labour Has Been Hiding From The OIA For Years

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Dr Sharma's revelations that he was trained on how to hide communications from the OIA comes as no shock to me.

  • A Christian Nationalist Manifesto for New Zealand, Vol. 1

    Essay
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Charity, Politics, and The Great Commission

  • How A Joint List of Minor Parties Could Work

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    New Zealand's Mixed Member Proportional electoral system has a problem.

  • The Matariki Big Mac

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    The introduction of a new public holiday comes with a battle as old as time.

  • The Persecution of Bethlehem College

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    The war on Bethlehem College has been carried out in a coordinated way. It started with a march on the grounds by students who embrace an ideology that runs contrary to that of the school.

  • He Would Have Been Hanged

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    I saw a rather funny tweet from former PM Helen Clark recently:

  • Who Is Prof. Joanna Kidman?

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Jacinda Ardern and Andrew Little have announced a new "violent extremism research centre" called the National Centre of Research Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism, which is a bit of a mouthful.

  • Matt Walsh's "What Is A Woman" Is An Expose On Evil

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    With the announcement that the government is spending an extra $4,700,000 on evangelising the transgender ideology there is a new film you need to watch.

  • Right Minds Is Back From Hiatus

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    I've written no long form articles in over six months, and did less than one a month on average last year. The reason I cut back was in part due to a lifestyle change, but at a deeper level I didn't feel like writing.

  • Resistance To Tyranny

    Essay
    Dieuwe de Boer

    John Knox's statement, "resisting tyranny is obedience to God", is grounded in two simple theological points: we are subject to authority and all authorities are subject to God.

  • Do You Trust "The Science"?

    Essay
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Atheists sometimes imagine a future without religion—a utopian society ruled by science. We live in that utopia. Religion is relegated to the status of a social club, both by the regime de jure and by its practitioners de facto.

  • Is The Vaccine The Mark Of The Beast?

    Essay
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Is the vaccine the "mark of the beast"? [On request, this has been adapted from a lengthy Facebook post I made recently.]

  • The Age of the Plague

    Essay
    Sean O'Connor

    Public discourse is amazing. COVID-19 has probably been the biggest news event in the world since 9/11 and the Iraq War. The average Kiwi, whatever their views on the virus, lockdowns, etc, feels that they are relatively well informed.

  • My Experience Suing The Far-Left

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    With recent news on COVID Plan B's Simon Thornley and now parliamentary staffer Ani O'Brien considering legal action against libellous harassment, I thought I would share my experience in this area.

  • Incitement of Hatred and Ethno-Nationalism (RMP#9)

    Podcast
    Dieuwe de Boer

    In the 9th episode of the Right Minds Podcast, Dieuwe de Boer, Origen, and Tare Paurere break down the six "incitement to hatred" proposals from the Ministry of Justice and discuss New Zealand's transition to an ethno-state.

  • Who Decides What My Intent Was?

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Hate speech is back on the menu — Tova O'Brien's interview with Justice Minister Kris Faafoi was eyebrow raising.

    If I write an opinion piece 'Jacinda Ardern is a communist or a dictator', could I be stung for hate speech?