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At The Drive (formerly known as The Egonomist); your premier source for rants, raves and arguments on topics from Politics to News to Social Trends, with a focus on New Zealand but with an eye to the world. Each week Dan and Dave will bring you new episodes. Sometimes deep and philosophical, sometimes filth and vitriol, we aim to be a voice of informed malcontent.
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Nov 28, 2016

Hey now,

We had an earthquake since we last chatted. Is it too soon to ask "what's up?"

In a new age of strong-man politics - Trump, Putin, Duterte et al - will it be unusual in the future for a world leader to die at 90? Fidel Castro checked out this week, leaving his cafe empire to the residents of his home city; us.

Trump remains president-elect, and yet the left is the problem apparently. Is "identity politics" alienating navel gazing, certain to ruin our chances with the salt of the earth?  Or is it a target you can move about at will when you're angry about getting owned. If nobody is arguing in good faith, could it actually be many things?

Is fake news a problem? Can the media reform? You'll never guess what the answer is. Take our quiz to find out. 

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Sad13 - Fixina

Buena Vista Social Club - Chan Chan

Empire of the Sun - Two Vines

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez - If It Was a Snake It Would Have Bit You

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