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‘Opportunity’, ‘adventure’ and ‘equality’ are others I can easily name.

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/10/patrick-gower-citizenship-test-would-benefit-nz-but-winston-peters-will-never-define-our-values.html It could even ask for a favourite New Zealand place, with the answer left on paper for future generations to enjoy. It could make…

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Low-key approach to national identity.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/107478575/prime-minister-says-committing-to-kindness-shows-strength-not-weakness “The Prime Minister is actually a prime example of how far our values had shifted. She’s having her first baby at 37, with someone…

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Men’s rights movement

https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Men%27s_rights_movement The men’s rights movement (MRM, also known as men’s rights activism (MRA), masculism, or “The Men’s Human Rights Movement”[2]) is a fringe movement which…

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Electronics engineering and the terms “master” and “slave”

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8x7akv/masterslave-terminology-was-removed-from-python-programming-language?utm_source=mbtwitter “For diversity reasons, it would be nice to try to avoid ‘master’ and ‘slave’ terminology, which can be associated with slavery,” Victor Stinner, a…

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Not only will she not be humiliated – she will humiliate him.

https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2018/sep/19/donald-trump-mushroom-acceptable-to-laugh But enough of him (and little him), let’s look at Stormy Daniels herself. I am currently listening to a podcast (so zeitgeisty, me) called…

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If they want to see changes they need to demonstrate they are prepared to change

I’m open to working with gangs — but our first shared priority should be to stop their members entering prison in the first place. If…

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Most kiwis positive about Chinese culture

Most kiwis positive about Chinese culture – NZ China Council boss https://t.co/pOOzHsPRzC — RNZ News (@rnz_news) August 26, 2018 The council’s executive director, Stephen Jacobi…

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Taking care of our people is good

Fox News tried coming after Denmark’s social safety net. This Danish politician’s retort was legendary. pic.twitter.com/VLh1Gc4umg — NowThis (@nowthisnews) August 15, 2018 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark Denmark is…

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Questions that employers can’t legally ask

Have you been asked one of these questions in a job interview? You’re well within your rights not to answer. https://t.co/4qJhYkLWSn — SEEK NZ (@seekjobsnz)…

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Government’s Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction

We've published our submission on the Government's Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. Here is the our summary. Read the full submission here: https://t.co/Z1ltdjCpCn pic.twitter.com/ECOtYn0UQV…

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