PASHING, POT AND POLICE AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

Jessy Edwards

I travelled to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last week, spending the day soaking up the highs and lows of a healthy democracy: smoking weed with Bernie Sanders supporters, walking in a Black Lives Matter march and pissing off a Fox News reporter. But I was left wondering if I’d been a rubbish citizen in my own nation – New Zealand. This story originally appeared on The Spinoff.

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AND NOW WE’RE HERE

Anna Bradley-Smith

I’ve been told it’s a city of dreams, it never sleeps, it’s where you go to make it.

Two nights ago in the subway in Brooklyn a rapper from San Francisco told us it was a city that would kill us inside a bit more each day.

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