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Russia Could Never Discredit The US Empire The Way These Guys Just Did

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 05:17 PM
Well. Wow. I mean, wow. So in case you missed it, the first US presidential debate was everything the US empire deserves and a fair reflection of everything the US empire is. If Vladimir Putin were every bit the election-meddling demon the Democrats ... Read more...

Fight Over The Mediterranean: France’s Proxy War And The Budding Turkish-Russian Alliance

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 04:10 PM
Overwhelmed by uncontrollable circumstances, the Greek government is bracing for another financial crisis that promises to be as terrible as the last one in 2015. Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, announced , on September 12, that Athens has ... Read more...

Special Administrative Measures, Unreliable Assurances And Espionage

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 03:56 PM
Julian Assange’s defence team spent the day going over, reemphasising and sharpening the focus on what awaited their client should he, with the blessing of Her Majesty’s Government, make his way to the United States. Not only will he confront 17 charges ... Read more...

On The SFO’s Investigation Of New Zealand First

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 10:55 AM
On one level. New Zealand First has been the agent of its own misfortune. The  New Zealand First Foundation handling the donations at the centre of the Serious Fraud Office investigation was reportedly (a) authorised by the NZF party’s board ... Read more...

Assange’s Fifteenth Day At The Old Bailey: Solitary Confinement And Parlous Health Care

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 05:56 AM
September 28. Central Criminal Court, London. Throughout the sham process formally known as the Julian Assange extradition trial, prosecutors representing the United States have been adamant: the carceral conditions awaiting him in freedom’s land ... Read more...

Links to two judgments in the SFO's NZ First Foundation case

Published: Tue 29 Sep 2020 09:00 PM
Case name New Zealand First Party v The Director of the Serious Fraud Office No 2 Case number [2020] NZHC 2528 Date of Judgment 25 September 2020 Summary Leave to appeal is granted and interim suppression orders were continued until 5pm Tuesday ... Read more...

Critics Say Trump Tax Dodging Exposes System Rotten To The Core

Published: Tue 29 Sep 2020 04:04 PM
'The American People Should Be Pissed Off': Critics Say Trump Tax Dodging Exposes System Rotten to the Core "The American people should be angry about President Trump's tax evasion, but that's not all. They should be much more angry about how ... Read more...

Ardern Responds To West Coast Councils’ Concerns

Published: Tue 29 Sep 2020 04:00 PM
A number of the government's policies have drawn flak from West Coast councils this year -- notably those on biodiversity, wetlands, fossil fuels and the use of conservation land. Greymouth Star local democracy reporter LOIS WILLIAMS sat down with Prime Minister ... Read more...

Wairarapa’s World-renowned Wetlands Project Damaged

Published: Tue 29 Sep 2020 03:58 PM
Further damage to restorative planting on the banks of Wairarapa Moana/Lake Wairarapa could see offenders face fines and banning orders. Earlier this month, volunteers on the Wairarapa Moana Wetlands project discovered uprooted plants and damage across ... Read more...

Police used unnecessary force on woman with history of self-harm - IPCA

Published: Tue 29 Sep 2020 03:51 PM
Police subjected a woman to unnecessary and excessive force and left her to sit in a restraint chair with no trousers on, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found. Read more...
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