Sexy Britney Spears: Acceptable. Dead SVU victim: Acceptable. Skimpily dressed model stretching: Banned!

Before we start this post, please be advised that if you watch the video there is graphic language and sexual themes contained within, I could not find the censored version of the ad. It’s interesting what gets banned in America, they have really tight laws around profanity and nudity…but not so much around violence. Think…

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The Daily Show with more insight into Palestine become a country in the UN

John Oliver from The Daily Show does a two part story on how when America decided to pull funding from UNESCO as they, along with 100 organisations have recognised Palestine as a country, there ended up being no winners. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.1014907&w=425&h=350&fv=sid%3DThe_Daily_Show_Videos%26autoPlay%3Dtrue%26configParams%3Dnid%253D82125%2526site%253Dthedailyshow.com%26nextvideo%3Doff%26endCapAutoPlay%3Dfalse%26objectID%3Dvideo_player_box] [vodpod                           id=ExternalVideo.1014908&w=425&h=350&fv=sid%3DThe_Daily_Show_Videos%26autoPlay%3Dtrue%26configParams%3Dnid%253D82125%2526site%253Dthedailyshow.com%26nextvideo%3Doff%26endCapAutoPlay%3Dfalse%26objectID%3Dvideo_player_box]

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Gary Parsloe concedes PoA have the right to contract out work…which leaves Auckland with an impasse

Gary Parsloe, the President of the Maritime Union, confirms the Ports of Auckland has the right to contract out jobs however there is no way forward in the dispute between the Ports of Auckland and the Unions. Now I have extrapolated slightly, but not illogically, from a conversation I had with him this morning. We…

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Crafer, Crafer everywhere with not an valid point to be seen

Oh my goodness! Are we still talking about why the ‘Chinese’ shouldn’t buy Crafer farms? This conversation has been going on for what feels like an eternity…and just like Christmas…it’s back before you know it. The Overseas Investment Office authorised over 1,000,000 hectares of NZ land to be sold to foreign nationals or consortium’s from Germany, Australia,…

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