Tag Archives: Right-wing politics

Meth houses.. update

I just watched a TV current affairs item, about the recent ‘debacle’, around ‘Meth testing in NZ state houses’. They interviewed some folks who had been evicted, due to the harsh Zero-tolerance attitudes, of the previous (right-wing) Govt. to this … Continue reading

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parliament questions.. evictions

I watched parliament Question time today.. there was a question to the new minister about; actions taken over the ‘Meth debacle’ in public housing. The minister responded by saying that the previous Govt. had effectively created a ‘hysteria’ around Meth … Continue reading

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Law repeal.. on hold

Under the new Govt. of Aotearoa/NZ, there are announcements that they intend to review & change the current ‘lock em up’ agenda, that has seen NZ prisons overcrowded.. amongst highest incarceration rates (per capita). The new Justice minister announced the … Continue reading

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Meth myth.. update

There has been a lot of news stories, here in Aotearoa/NZ recently, about the ‘hysteria’ around Meth testing in state houses. I heard a recent news update; many of the residents who were evicted, because Minuit traces of Meth/P being … Continue reading

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Gateway to BS

There are many pieces of misinformation, that over the decades have been put up, to bolster the continuation of the ‘WAR on DRUGS’ esp. cannabis ! Here are a few samples: 1) it CAUSES insanity 2) it is the cause … Continue reading

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more hui

I was watching clips of a ‘hui’ (meeting/discussion), run by the NZ Drug foundation (2017); about NZ drug law & possible reform.. several points really caught my attention: 1) a NZ delegate to the UN, reportedly posed a question to … Continue reading

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more Meth hysteria

In light of a recent announcement, by the NZ Govts. chief scientist, about Meth/P.. regarding ‘contamination in state house’ I read the following issues(from a press release): ‘The debate over the danger of methamphetamine contamination was settled once and for … Continue reading

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