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Martin Doyle Cartoon: Voting sucks

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:14 pm | Martin Doyle

It's a measure of the times we live in that neither the media nor New Zealanders in general seem worried that parliament can 'remove' rights supposedly guaranteed under our Bill of Rights. Prisoners are themselves victims of a serious constitutional ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Two wrongs

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 2:05 pm | Martin Doyle

The case being mounted in the Auckland High Court against John Key by prisoner Arthur Taylor has great merit. The law passed by Parliament in 2010 that blocks the right of prisoners to vote flies in the face of our own Bill of Rights. Section 12 of the ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: We can't pay

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 2:52 pm | Martin Doyle

The passionate anti-austerity stance of the new Greek government is like an echo of Dario Fo's drama "We can't pay! We won't pay!". It's a piece of theatre the European "troika" is not going to enjoy. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : Housing Growing Families

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 9:19 am | Martin Doyle

This cartoon addresses one of the contributing factors to the housing crisis. Oddly enough, this factor is almost never confronted in our media. Other factors are equally important and will be addressed in upcoming cartoons. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Timber......!!!!!!

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 2:50 pm | Martin Doyle

The Resource Management Act is about to fall like a huge tree in the forest. And in keeping with the times we live in, the chainsaw will be wielded by none other than the Minister for the Environment Nick Smith. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : Advice From the Holy Father

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 9:20 am | Martin Doyle

With 17 coffins barely in the ground, the Pope's 'I'll punch anyone who insults my mother' comment was mistimed [and just a tad un-popish?]. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : The Unexamined Life

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 9:19 am | Martin Doyle

Out of the blue, Greece crops up as a place where suspects are being arrested in relation to terrorist plots in Europe. European philosophy was forming in Greece long before the advent of most of the world's religions. Perhaps it still has something ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Dog attack caught on camera

Friday, 16 January 2015, 3:28 pm | Martin Doyle

What a surprise to see the rabid and sustained attack Ron Mark has mounted regarding the Toothfish poachers in the Southern Ocean. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Je pense donc je suis

Friday, 16 January 2015, 9:16 am | Martin Doyle

Unable to leave well enough alone, I had to add one little word more to René Descartes' famous statement "Je pense, donc je suis". ['I think, therefore I am']. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Je suis SOLD OUT

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 3:55 pm | Martin Doyle

The terrorism in France was intended to silence its free-thinking media. However, 'Charlie Hebdo' has risen up and completely sold out. The people have spoken [loudly]. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Interviewing applicants for the GCSB j

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 10:43 am | Martin Doyle

Chris Finlayson and John Key must be relishing the prospect of picking a new Director for the GCSB. It's exhilarating to think of the depth of talent we're surrounded by. Who will it be.... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Fletcher gone like an arrow

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 11:04 am | Martin Doyle

An air of impenetrable mystery hangs round the sudden resignation of GCSB Director, Ian Fletcher. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Limited Speed Comprehension

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 3:06 pm | Martin Doyle

Our roads are packed with nervous drivers constantly taking their eyes off the road to study their speedometers. Signs no longer mean what they say. On a road, It's not just speed that kills: uncertainty does, too. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The party's over

Monday, 12 January 2015, 4:05 pm | Martin Doyle

For many people, the sharp contrast between being on holiday and being back in harness again must be like a form of brutal culture shock. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: La Marche Républicaine

Monday, 12 January 2015, 10:07 am | Martin Doyle

The march for unity in Paris was not only a 'statement' from the French people, but also for human beings everywhere. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Radical fundamentalism

Monday, 12 January 2015, 9:58 am | Martin Doyle

If there were ever a universal religion, please let it be based on the personal human rights of each woman, child, and man. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Je Suis Charlie

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 2:57 pm | Martin Doyle

A cartoon of solidarity. My words "L’esprit ouvert est le nid de la liberté" translate as "The open mind is the true home of freedom" ['the nest of freedom']. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Vot I don't like

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 2:56 pm | Martin Doyle

Given the alarming rise in crashes involving tourists, it's sad to see the convoluted ways some commentators use to deny the problem. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Climatic Titanic

Sunday, 4 January 2015, 3:36 pm | Martin Doyle

While it now seems clear that the atmosphere of the planet is warming at an alarming rate, there is an even more alarming lack of urgency from the inhabitants. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : Hot Hobbit

Friday, 2 January 2015, 12:00 pm | Martin Doyle

The scene in 'The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' where Smaug the dragon does low-level 'bombing raids' over Lake-town dispensing bursts of high-pressure flame must surely rank as the best set piece of cinematography in the past decade. If one ... More >>

 

 

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