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Scandal Or Temptation In The Health Restructuring Transition Unit?

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 07:26 PM
Although linked words, ‘scandal’ and ‘scandalous’ are not the same. Scandal is a noun for an incident or event that disgraces or damages the reputation of the persons or organisations involved. Scandalous is an adjective derived ... Read more...

On The Panic In The Pacific Over China

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 01:35 PM
For years, it has been no secret that China wants closer security and trade ties with the small nations of the Pacific region. All part of Beijing’s self-image as a global superpower. To that end this week, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi embarked ... Read more...

Narrow Vision: Subsidised Cars And Street Immunity

Published: Fri 27 May 2022 12:31 PM
Problems make the world go round . Many of us – maybe the majority of workers, and certainly the majority of well-paid workers – earn our living addressing problems. A problem-free world would represent a major crisis for modern social-capitalism. ... Read more...

The Economy Of Tolerable Massacres: The Uvalde Shootings

Published: Thu 26 May 2022 02:17 PM
Societies generate their own economies of tolerable cruelties and injustices. Poverty, for instance, will be allowed, as long a sufficient number of individuals are profiting. To an extent, crime and violence can be allowed to thrive. In the United States, ... Read more...

Biden In Tokyo: Killing Strategic Ambiguity

Published: Wed 25 May 2022 03:26 PM
Could it have been just another case of bumbling poor judgment, the mind softened as the mouth opened? A question was put to US President Joe Biden, visiting Tokyo and standing beside Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida: “You didn’t want ... Read more...

On The Criminalising Of Rap Music

Published: Wed 25 May 2022 11:54 AM
For black youth in America, there can be only three ways out of the ghetto: athletics, music or drug dealing. And for every individual who succeeds in making it out, dozens more attach themselves to their celebrity crews in order to bask in the reflected ... Read more...

The Download Weekly - Vodafone FibreX back in court

Published: Tue 24 May 2022 12:10 PM
Vodafone and the Commerce Commission head back to court over FibreX in a week the TCF issues broadband marketing codes that should avoid similar problems in the future.  FibreX record fine not enough for Commerce Commission The Commerce Commission has ... Read more...

Budget 2022 earmarks $20 million for NZ software

Published: Tue 24 May 2022 12:08 PM
New Zealand’s 2022 Budget includes $20 million that will be spent over the next four years on supporting our technology sector . Read more...

Response To An Optimist’s Worldview

Published: Tue 24 May 2022 10:59 AM
Lynn is a life coach for business executives. This email exchange took place this weekend after a stimulating phone conversation on Friday. It reflects the worldviews of two people living on different planets. I’ll leave it to the reader to decide ... Read more...

On The Lessons From Australia’s Election

Published: Mon 23 May 2022 11:53 AM
Australia’s new PM Anthony Albanese faces an obvious dilemma, barely before he gets his feet under the desk. Australia is the world’s leading exporter of coal. Will the new Labor government prioritise the jobs for Queensland/NSW workers in its ... Read more...
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