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  • Are We A Racist Country?

    Opinion
    John Black

    In 2016, the Finance website Insider Monkey sought to measure national attitudes to race by combining two previous surveys—one by the Washington Post and the other from part of the World Values Survey.

  • "Henry VIII Clauses" In Arms Amendment Bill Give Jacinda Unilateral Power To Ban All Firearms

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Graeme Edgeler, a Wellington barrister, has identified these as being "Henry VIII Clauses" and he objects to them because they can be used to turn citizens into criminals on an executive whim.

  • Constructive Criticism On The New Firearms Legislation

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    I am providing feedback on the proposed Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill, or "Tarrant's Law" for short, in honour of it's chief sponsor.

  • Gun Control Is Stupid

    Letter
    Leighton Pearson

    The following letter was sent to the editor by a reader. If you would like to send us your thoughts on current events, please don't hesitate to email a short article to editor@rightminds.nz and we'll put it up if it meets some basic standards.

  • Radicalised By The Media

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    On the Monday after the day that changed New Zealand forever, I was contacted by a senior journalist from Stuff. He wrote in an email asking for an interview about free speech and other freedoms being undermined as a result of the massacre.

  • Islamophobia Or Islamophilia?

    Opinion
    John Black

    A few years ago the English writer Douglas Murray published a book entitled "Islamophilia: A Very Metropolitan Malady". It attempted to upset the premise of widespread "Islamophobia" by cataloguing the limitless kowtowing to the tender sensitivities of the "Religion of Peace".

  • Douglas Pratt's Vain Quest For Christian Terrorism in Christchurch

    Opinion
    Origen

    There have been many outlandish claims in the aftermath of the Christchurch shooting tragedy, ideologues stacked up with grievances at hand. However, there has been no other claim more tangential than that of Douglas Pratt's.

  • The Honk Pill Troll Killer: Brenton Tarrant's Motives May Never Be Known – If We're Not Careful

    Opinion
    Rex Monday

    To understand the motives, the risk factors, and the background of the killer is essential for the prevention of further such episodes. But Brenton Tarrant has left behind a perplexing array of clues designed to obfuscate his true intentions.

  • Jacinda Ardern Increasingly Criticised For Her Endorsement Of Female Headcoverings

    News
    Tim Owen

    Our Prime Minister may not be cutting quite the figure on the international stage she would like.

  • Steyn on New Zealand: The Fanmaid's Tale

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Canadian author and columnist Mark Steyn, who is also a regular on Tucker Carlson Tonight, had some comments to make about New Zealand's reaction to the Christchurch massacre just over a week on.

  • Tawhidi: 10 Days Later, 3 Lessons The New Zealand Attack Taught Us

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    This statement was made by Imam Tawhidi, an Australian Shia reformist, on Alt News Media yesterday. I thought it worth reprinting in full.

  • Dividing Right From Left

    Opinion
    Jesse Anderson

    I'd like to clear up some misconceptions about right/left politics. As a politically active young man in my twenties, I often find myself engaging in the same debates over and over again. If only a consensus could be reached on the definition of left-wing and right-wing politics.

  • Banning Semi-Autos Will Not Make New Zealand Safer, Part 2

    Opinion
    Tim Wikiriwhi

    Why did the maniac choose to come to New Zealand to shoot peaceful Muslims instead of going to Syria and shooting real Islamic terrorists? Because, though he maybe consumed with hatred, he is not insane.

  • Government To Broadcast "There Is No God But Allah" On Airwaves

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    There have been two announcements for remembrance on Friday, one of which I support and the other which I strongly denounce. A two-minute's silence and the Islamic call to prayer will be broadcast.

  • Banning Semi-Autos Will Not Make New Zealand Safer, Part 1

    Opinion
    Tim Wikiriwhi

    As a Christian Libertarian New Zealander, my sincere condolences go out to the Muslim community in Christchurch and their greater families and friends. Their wounded in the hospitals are in my prayers.

  • The Coward Of Christchurch: Where The Right Goes Wrong

    Opinion
    John Black

    In the wake of the devastating events of last Friday there have been, and will be, fingers pointed at those who hold conservative or right-wing views. This is unfair, but understandable.

  • The Victims of Christchurch Mosque Attacks Should Be Mourned, Not Politicised

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Undoubtedly you've read plenty about the bloody and tragic attacks on Christchurch mosques today. Many details remain unclear and the extent of injury and death hasn't been revealed yet. As of writing, the dead number 40, and the final toll is likely to rise.

  • How To Destroy An Economy: A Leftist's Guide To Achieving Communism

    Opinion
    Jesse Anderson

    What truly socialist government would be complete without utterly destroying the ability for young, fiscally-minded families to achieve financial security? October 2018, I sat in Labour MP Deborah Russel's meeting called "Let's talk tax".

  • Don't Be Mean To Maori Online Or You Could Wind Up In Jail

    Opinion
    John Black

    In two articles on the Spinoff website, the results of the recent "People’s Harassment Report" were outlined. It claims that "one in three Maori experienced racial abuse and harassment on-line in 2018."

  • Right Minds Newsletter: Looking Back On February

    News
    Dieuwe de Boer

    This is an archived copy of our new monthly newsletter that will be send out to mailing list subscribers earlier this week. The letter from the editor is exclusive to the mailing list and will only appear on the website a week after it is send out.