From A Smug Hermit Kingdom

Wishing all the readers of The Daily Blog a very Merry Christmas and a Happy (Covid-free) New Year! – Chris…

Decisive Action

THE FALL OF AMERICA would unleash hell: economically, diplomatically, militarily, culturally; the whole world would be rocked to its foundations.…

Trusting The People: Chile Elects A Far-Left President

I WONDER IF JACINDA will befriend the new President of Chile, Gabriel Boric, with the same enthusiasm that she befriended…

Thought for the coming year

On 22 October, the Israeli Defence Ministry declared Defence for Children International–Palestine (DCIP) to be a “terrorist organisation”. This was…

LONG-FORM REPORT: Creating the citizen economy

Taxation is the mechanism for redistribution of wealth to combat inequality and for redirecting resources to build a society. But…

Labour’s betrayal of low-income New Zealanders

Don’t just read this blog – get involved in a campaign to force the government to adopt an industrial-scale state…

Afternoon Briefing: Not A True Story

LIVIA HATED THESE ASSIGNMENTS, she hadn’t joined the DPMC to sit at the feet of spooks. But, here she was,…

Progress, Or Restoration? Which Way For The Left?

Progress or Restoration? That struck me as a particularly interesting question.

How Propaganda Seduced Ewen Mee

Wars are the offspring of Propaganda, and right now the forever fercund mother of so many, is very pregnant -…

There’s Something Happening Here – Again

ONE OF THE BENEFITS of getting older is that you get a feel for when something really bad is happening.…