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AmeriNZ Blog · 1d ago

Settling In

I’m sitting watching TV, but I keep looking down at the OTHER view: Leo is lying in my lap and using Bella as his pillow. She doesn’t mind. Earlier this evening I had Leo, Bella, and Sunny a...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1d ago

Internet Wading: Think for ourselves

Now that I’m resuming Internet Wading posts, why not return to the original day, my “month day” as I set out to do four years ago? This edition has it all: Critical economic analysis, royalt...
AmeriNZ Blog · 4d ago

Another new addition

We have another addition to our clan: Leo (pictured) has joined the family, joining Jake, Sunny, and Bella. Leo needed a new home, and we couldn’t say no. But it is interesting that he’s the...
AmeriNZ Blog · 4d ago

UN Free & Equal: Be there. Be an ally.

The video above is the latest from the United Nations’ “Free & Equal” campaign. The UN released the video on the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia to introduce a...
AmeriNZ Blog · 4d ago

This is a beer ad

The video above is a commercial for the New Zealand beer brand Speight’s. Called “The Dance”, the ad is a major departure for the brand, and NZ beer advertising in general. It’s a remarkably...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

The new TV reality

The video above is an ad, the long version of one currently running on New Zealand TV. It’s one example of how cross-promotion is now endemic, and this is just one example. The ad is an ad, ...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

The USA’s big mistake

This week the USA made another huge mistake, the latest of several that all originated with its biggest mistake some 18 months ago, but this one could end life on earth. Or, maybe it won’t. ...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

Worth Quoting: Barack Obama

Today former President Barack Obama posted the following statement on Facebook:There are few issues more important to the security of the United States than the potential spread of nuclear w...
AmeriNZ Blog · 2W ago

Moths to a flame

Prime Minister @jacindaardern caught up with @hillaryclinton over breakfast this morning 🥞A post shared by New Zealand Labour Party (@nzlabour) on May 6, 2018 at 3:48pm PDTFor reasons ordin...
AmeriNZ Blog · 2W ago

Where change was cemented

The video above from Vox describes the point at which the US politics firmly pivoted toward the Right, and why it happened. It was moving in that direction, more or less, already, but this i...